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Acri, Michelle Bodak. "Away from it All-Island Dreams." Connecticut Magazine, November 1999.

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

Boston Globe, February 16, 1899. "Lightkeeper in Distress."

Boston Globe, April 26, 1917. "Find Body of Newport Lighthouse Keeper."

Boston Globe, November 19, 1986. "Foundation Seeks to Save Lighthouse."

Chase, Wanton. "Boyhood Life at Rose Island." Rhode Island Beacon, Number 1, December 2001. Published by the Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Rose Island Boyhood Recalled in New Booklet." Lighthouse Digest, October 2002.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Charlotte Johnson: Cultivating a Rose in Rhode Island." Lighthouse Digest, August 2002.

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

Gray, Sonya F. "New Life for Rose Island Lighthouse." Providence Journal, July 14, 1989.

Johnson, Charlotte. "Rose Island: Jewel of the Bay." Narragansett Bay Journal, summer 2003.

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

Moss, Marjorie. "Close-up: No Rest for Whirlwind Charlotte." Providence Journal, October 4, 1988.

Newport Daily News, July 2, 1959. "City Interested in Rose Island."

Pantalone, John. "Bought and Sold." Newport This Week, September 3, 1992.

Pantalone, John. "Rose Island Blooms." Newport This Week, November 1, 1990.

People, July 7, 1997. "Light housekeeping: a stubborn woman saves a landmark you can live in."

Prasso, Sheri. "Restoration Steps Taken on Rose Isle Lighthouse." Newport Daily News, July 16, 1985.

Providence Journal, August 8, 1993. "Foundation Switches on the Rose Island Light."

Rakowsky, Judy. "Lighthouse Restoration May Begin by Summer." Providence Journal, March 18, 1985.

Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation News, various issues.

Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation Web site at

Rowland, Christopher. "Accepting the Lighthouse Challenge." Providence Journal-Bulletin. August 11, 1995.

Ruggeri, Joe. "Lighthouse Group Sets Goal of Lighting Beacon." Newport Mercury, July 9, 1993.

Shearer, Victoria. "The Keeper of the Light in Newport." Boston Globe, September 6, 1998.

Smith, Robert L. "A Little Lighthouse Keeping." Providence Journal, August 1, 1999.

Volkert, Mary. "'Actor' Writes to Woman, 100." Newport Daily News, October 27, 1981.

Watson, Vaughn. "Foundation Seals Deal to Purchase Rose Island." Providence Journal, June 29, 1999.

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