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Plum Beach Light
Near North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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Abbott, Elizabeth. "Plum Beach Lighthouse gets Lift." Providence Journal, August 20, 1999.

Aresnault, Mark. "State Settles with Man Made Ill by Pigeon Droppings." Providence Journal, October 27, 1998.

Bachand, Robert G. Northeast Lights: Lighthouses and Lightships, Rhode Island to Cape May, New Jersey. Norwalk, CT: Sea Sports Publications, 1989.

Boston Globe, November 17, 1998. "Pigeon Droppings Linked to Lawsuit."

Bottis, Beth. "Plum Beach Light's Debut is Dec. 1." New Bedford Standard Times, November 20, 2003.

Bradner, Lawrence H. "Lashed! Experiencing the Hurricane of '38 in a lighthouse." Providence Sunday Journal Magazine, September 18, 1988.

Bradner, Lawrence H. The Plum Beach Light: The Birth, Life and Death of a Lighthouse. 1989.

Bryant, William A. "Obsolete Lighthouse Seeks Suitable Tenant." Newport Daily News, September 23, 1970.

Casey, William. "Pigeons Compensate for Predators." Portsmouth (NH) Herald, April 19, 1974.

Davis, Paul. "Council Chooses Not to See Light in Town's Possession." Providence Journal, November 13, 1996.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "George A. Troy, 18881976." Lighthouse Digest, June 2004.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. The Lighthouses of Rhode Island. Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, 2006.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Rhode Island Lighthouse is Reborn." Lighthouse Digest, December 2003.

Donald, Brooke. "Plum Beach Lighthouse to Shine Again." New London Day, December 2, 2003.

Emlock, Erin. "Work begins on survivor of Hurricane of '38." Providence Journal, June 25, 2003.

Fontaine, Wendy M. "Light years away: Plum Beach Lighthouse undergoes restoration work." Newport Daily News, October 3, 2003.

Friends of Plum Beach Light newsletters.

Gleason, Sarah C. Kindly Lights: A History of the Lighthouses of Southern New England. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1991.

Jagolinzer, Bob. "State reacts favorably to group's efforts to preserve lighthouse." Providence Journal, December 6, 1998.

Jagolinzer, Bob. "They're preserving the light of their lives." Providence Journal, October 22, 1999.

Jamestown Press, April 17, 2003. "Narragansett firm wins contract for Plum Beach Lighthouse restoration."

Johnson, Steve. "The Little Orphan of the Bay." Providence Journal, October 8, 1997.

Kirk, Laura Meade. "Friends Restore Plum Beach Lighthouse." Providence Journal, April 25, 2004.

Kumar, Anne. "Lighthouse work will preserve part of history." Newport Daily News, April 19-20, 2003.

Lighthouse Digest, December 1996. "Who owns Plum Beach Lighthouse?"

Longo, Mildred Santille. Picture Postcard Views of Rhode Island Lighthouses and Beacons. Rhode Island Publications Society, 1990.

Newport Daily News, May 17, 1974. "Taxpayers Emphasize Three Issues."

Newport Daily News, October 15, 1996. "Group Hopes to Fix abandoned Lighthouse."

Panaggio, Leonard. "Plum Beach Beacon Served the Seafaring Community Well." Newport Daily News, March 3, 1997.

Parker, Paul Edward. "Friends of lighthouse fight to keep beacon on the Bay." Providence Journal, September 22, 1989.

Parker, Paul Edward. "Lighthouse Has a Buyer, but No Seller." Providence Journal, June 4, 1989.

"Pigeon droppings linked to lawsuit." The Boston Globe, November 17, 1998.

Plain, Robert. "Plum Beach Lighthouse may get a facelift." The Jamestown Press, April 10, 2003.

"Plans announced for restoration of Plum Beach Lighthouse." RI Department of Environmental Management News Release, October 21, 1999.

Providence Journal, December 13, 1968. "State Not Ready Yet to Sell Lighthouse at Plum Beach."

Providence Journal, November 10, 1970. "Pigeon Probe Gets New Lease."

Providence Journal, November 15, 1970. "Plum Beach Light Suddenly Much Desired."

Providence Journal, August 21, 1971. "Lighthouse's Vandals May Be Infected."

Providence Journal, September 28, 1973. "Natural Look."

Providence Journal, January 18, 1986. "John O. Ganze Dies; Former Lighthouse Keeper, at Age 78."

Providence Journal, October 27, 1998. "State settles with man made ill from pigeon droppings."

Providence Journal, August 20, 1999. "Plum Beach Lighthouse gets lift."

Providence Journal, November 9, 1999. "Lucky lighthouse."

Providence Journal, December 1, 2003. "Shine Restored to Plum Beach Lighthouse."

Snow, Edward Rowe. The Lighthouses of New England. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1973.

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