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Ram Island Light
Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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Boothbay Register, April 12, 1913. Obituary of Samuel J. Cavanor.

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"History of Ram Island teems with interest." Newspaper clipping from the Boothbay Region Historical Society.

Kennebec Journal, February 27, 1903. "Ram Island Light Rendered Useless by Wreck of Schooner."

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New York Times, September 11, 1907. "Ram Beacon Guides Yachts."

"Ram Island Light rebuilt." 9/22/77 Newspaper clipping from the Boothbay Region Historical Society.

Ram Island Preservation Society, promotional brochure.

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

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