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Pomham Rocks Light
East Providence, Rhode Island
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Allan, Douglas T. "School Board Tours Lighthouse." Providence Journal, May 15, 1978.

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

Boston Globe, August 14, 1980. "Historic Lighthouse is Bought by Mobil."

Brown, Carol. "Another Side of Your World." Providence Evening Bulletin, April 14, 1934.

Casey, David. "Let it Shine." Pawtucket Times, May 28, 2005.

Dean, Cory. "103-yr.-old Pomham Rock Light Loses Out to Automation." Providence Journal, March 18, 1974.

Dean, Cory. "A House on the Water-Literally." Providence Journal, June 2, 1974.

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

Dujardin, Richard C. "Good Lighthouse Keeping." Providence Journal, June 7, 2005.

Dujardin, Richard C. "Group Wants to Restore Pomham Rocks Lighthouse." Providence Journal, February 23, 2005.

Elyria (OH) Chronicle Telegram, January 30, 1931. "Cat Dives Into Sea for Fish."

"Fish Catching Cat is Self-Supporting." Unidentified newspaper clipping.

"Former Pomham Rocks Light Keeper is Dead." Unidentified newspaper clipping, circa April 1940.

Franckling, Kenneth. "Listening Post." Zanesville (OH) Times Recorder, June 14, 1974.

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

Kelleher, David. "Pomham Rocks Light Dates Back to 1871." East Providence Historical Society Gazette, September 1999.

Krieger, Elliot. "A Lighthouse Beckons the Bidders." Providence Evening Bulletin, August 13, 1980.

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

Loveridge, G. Y. "They keep the light." Providence Sunday Journal, December 9, 1951.

Mingis, Ken. "Owner of Lighthouse Strands Would-be Caretakers." Providence Journal, March 16, 1987.

Monroe County News (IA), December 17, 1951. "Light Keeper Quits 'Little Alcatraz.'"

Nichols, Harman W. "Aid Urged for Lighthouse Wives." March 21, 1950.

"Pomham Lighthouse Goes Modern: Coast Guard on Bay Island Duty." Unidentified newspaper clipping, circa 1956.

Providence Evening Bulletin, August 2, 1940. "Pomham Lighthouse Family Finds Life Third of Mile from Shore Has Hazards."

Providence Journal, September 3, 1965. "Coast Guard Reports 4th Lighthouse Break."

Providence Journal, May 10, 1978. "Lighthouse Eyed for Lessons."

Schumacher, Eugene F. "Occupant Wants to Buy that Old Pomham Light." Providence Journal, November 17, 1976.

Schumacher, Eugene F. "Steve Lives in Lighthouse and Loves it." Providence Evening Bulletin, November 17, 1976.

U.S. Light-House Establishment. Light-Houses for Fuller's Rock, Sassafras Point, and Pumham Rock. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1871.

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