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Allen, Everett S. A Wind to Shake the World. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1976.

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

Bristol Phoenix, May 18, 1850.

Bristol Phoenix, June 25, 1853.

Bristol Phoenix, December 22, 1855.

Burdett, Bruce. "Islanders Lavish Care on Sandy Pt. Light." East Bay Newspapers, January 2, 2003.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Keeper George T, Gustavus: Survivor of Terror and Tragedy." Lighthouse Digest, June 2003.

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

Elyria (OH) Telegram, February 17, 1913. "Walrus After Girls in Boat."

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

Kenworthy, Joan. Mail and email correspondence, 2002-2005.

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

Maytum, Charles G. (compiler). Records of Sandy Point Lighthouse. Typescript in the collection of the Rhode Island Historical Society.

Petro, Pamela. The Newport and Narragansett Bay Book. Stockbridge, MA: Berkshire House Publishers, 1994.

Pittsfield Sun, March 13, 1856.

Prudence Conservancy Newsletter, summer 2003.

Rhode Island's Historic Lighthouses. Documentary produced in 2005 by Ocean State Video, Cranston, RI. Heather Moreau, producer; Jim Karpeichik, director of photography.

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

Snow, Edward Rowe. A Pilgrim Returns to Cape Cod. Boston: Yankee Publishing Company, 1946. Updated edition published in 2003 by Commonwealth Editions, Beverly, Massachusetts.

Wright, Sarah Bird. Islands of the Northeastern United States and Canada. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publishers, LTD., 1990.

Jeremy D'Entremont. Do not reproduce any part of this website without permission of the author.

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