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Saddleback Ledge Light
Near Vinalhaven, Maine
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Bangor Daily Commercial, August 27, 1950. "Captain Reviews Long Years at Sea."

Margo Burns, email correspondence in 2001.

Caldwell, Bill. Lighthouses of Maine. Portland, ME: Gannett Books, 1986.

Clifford, J. Candace, and Mary Louise Clifford. Maine Lighthouses: Documentation of Their Past. Alexandria, VA: Cypress Communications 2005.

Clifford, Mary Louise, and Candace Clifford. "Personnel Problems Under the U.S. Light-House Boardm 1852-1901." Keeper's Log, Number Four, 2009.

The Daily Light, February 11, 1897. "Light Was Kept Burning."

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Keeper's Miserable Life at Saddleback Ledge Light." Lighthouse Digest, December 2001.

Feller-Roth, Barbara. Lighthouses: A Guide to Many of Maine's Coastal and Offshore Guardians. Freeport, ME: DeLorme Mapping Company, 1988.

Knight, C.L. "Delivering supplies to Maine light stations in the old days was a real adventure." Lewiston Journal, date unknown (c. 1941). From the collection of the Maine State Library, Augusta, ME.

"Last Keepers Leave Saddleback Ledge Light, Ending a Watch Maintained for 115 Years." November 18, 1954; newspaper unknown.

Lawrence, Jerry (as told to Rita Lawrence Rogers). "Saddleback Ledge Light." Down East, March 1991.

Lowell Sun, December 14, 1950. "Trio Stranded on Island off Maine."

McLane, Charles B. and Carol Everts McLane. Islands of the Mid-Maine Coast: Volume 1: Penobscot Bay. Gardiner, ME: Tilbury House, Publishers, and Rockland, ME: Island Institute.

New York Times, December 15, 1950. "Lighthouse Men Reached."

Shelton-Roberts, Cheryl and Bruce Roberts. Lighthouse Families. Birmingham, AL: Crane Hill Publishers, 1997.

Sterling, Robert Thayer. Lighthouses of the Maine Coast and the Men Who Keep Them. Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Daye Press, 1935.

Warner, William W. "Saddleback." Maine Boats and Harbors, September 2000.

Willoughby, Malcolm F. Lighthouses of New England. Boston: T.O. Metcalf Company, 1929.

Winslow, Sidney L. Fish Scales and Stone Chips. Portland, ME: Machigonne Press, 1952.

Young, Hazel. Islands of New England. Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1945.

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

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