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Palmer's Island Light
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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Blasdale, Mary Jean. Artists of New Bedford: A Biographical Dictionary. New Bedford, MA: The Old Dartmouth Historical Society, 1990.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Keeper Arthur Small: Hero and Artist." Lighthouse Digest, August 2003.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Keeper's Portrait Unveiled in New Bedford." Lighthouse Digest, October 2004.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "New Hope for Palmer Island Light." Lighthouse Digest, April 1999.

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Gomez, Cynthia. "Palmers Island Light Rekindled." New Bedford Standard Times, August 31, 1999.

Motta, Arthur P, Jr. "A History of Palmers Island and its Lighthouse." From the 150th Anniversary Relighting Program, August 30, 1999. Published by the city of New Bedford.

New Bedford Standard-Times, August 30, 1999. "Palmer's Island Light is ready to shine."

New Bedford Standard-Times, August 31, 1999. "Palmer's Island Light rekindled."

Old Dartmouth Historical Society, New Bedford. Various papers and articles.

Philipp, Harold G. "A Pile of Rubble in the Harbor." National Fisherman, July 1970.

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Stewardson, Jack. "Beacon Will Burn Brightly Once More." New Bedford Standard Times, August 25, 1999.

Stewardson, Jack. "City Spruces Up Palmer's Island Lighthouse." New Bedford Standard Times, July 21, 1999.

Stewardson, Jack. "On the anniversary of the Hurricane of '38, memories that never die." New Bedford Standard-TImes, September 28, 1999.

Stewardson, Jack. "Palmer's Island Light is Ready to Shine." New Bedford Standard Times, August 30, 1999.

Vytal, Fred. "High Bravery." Boston Traveler. September 27, 1938.

Jeremy D'Entremont. Do not reproduce any images or text from this website without permission of the author.

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