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Sakonnet Point Light
Little Compton, Rhode Island
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Arnold, David. "Time to Shine." Boston Globe, March 9, 1997.

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

Bay Window, March 2324, 1988. "If You Were Assigned to Sakonnet, You Could Only Pray You Had a Compatible Partner, or Else . . ."

Beggy, Carol. "R.I. Lighthouse Will Soon Be Back on the Job." Boston Globe, August 4, 1985.

Burdett, Bruce. "Castaway Crew Roosts in Old Light." Sakonnet Times, September 1314, 2000.

Burdett, Bruce. "Sakonnet Lighthouse to Shine Again." Sakonnet Times, October 3, 1996.

Burdett, Bruce. "Sakonnet Point Beacon Faces Dark Future." Sakonnet Times, June 28, 1995.

Burdett, Bruce. "Throngs Celebrate Light's Return." Sakonnet Times, March 27, 1997.

Dalglish, Tom Killin. "Lighthouse Job Nearly Done, Ends For Winter." Sakonnet Times, November 9, 2011.

Dalglish, Tom Killin. "Little Compton's Rusting Sakonnet Lighthouse to get massive rehab .", Nov. 7, 2009

Dalglish, Tom Killin. "Ocean Cooperates As Lighthouse Project Ends." Sakonnet Times, December 15, 2011.

Dalglish, Tom Killin. "Off Sakonnet, a beacon is rebuilt.", August 27, 2010.

Davis, Paul. "Coast Guard Rejects Request by Town that it Relight Sakonnet Lighthouse." Providence Journal, May 8, 1987.

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

Durand, Dan. "Friends Seek Help to Keep Lighthouse Shipshape for Many Years to Come." Sakonnet Times, April 16, 1992.

Durand, Dan. "When the Sakonnet Light Will Shine Again Remains a Puzzle to Friends." Sakonnet Times, August 20, 1992.

Durfee, William H. "Lighthouse Keeper Recollects September Hurricane of 1938." Sakonnet Times, September 29, 1977.

Fall River Herald News, July 11, 1956. "Sakonnet Lighthouse Saved by Citizens."

Fleming, Peyton. "Switch May Go On at Sakonnet Light." Providence Journal, April 6, 1992.

Frederiksen, Robert C. "Little Compton Fears Lawsuits, Hesitates to Reopen Lighthouse." Providence Journal, October 26, 1992.

Fryer, Jane Eayre. Stories of Everyday Wonders. Philadelphia: John C. Winston Company, 1920.

Fuchsberg, Gil. "Stranded Men Rescued off Sakonnet Point by Volunteer Firemen." Providence Journal, July 28, 1985.

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

Jones, Brian C. "Property with an Ocean View Goes Begging for Tenants, Even at Rent of $1 a Year." Providence Journal, March 19, 1978.

Little Compton Historical Society. Notes on Little Compton. Little Compton, Rhode Island, 1970.

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

Mingis, Ken. "Little Compton Group Works to Save Lighthouse." Providence Journal, December 1984 (exact date unknown).

Morgan, Thomas J. "Heavy Seas Strand Four in Sakonnet Lighthouse." Providence Journal, July 27, 1985.

Newport Daily News, September 29, 1954. "Coast Guard May Abandon Sakonnet Light."

Newport Daily News, October 19, 1955. "Coast Guard Delays Plan to Drop Sakonnet Light."

Newport Daily News, October 22, 1955. "Reprieve for Sakonnet Light."

Polochanin, David. "Sakonnet Light Beams Anew." Providence Journal-Bulletin, March 20, 1997.

Providence Evening Bulletin, July 11, 1956. "Little Compton Accepts Lighthouse."

Providence Journal, July 13, 1956. "Town Wants to Know Owner Will Care for Old Lighthouse."

Providence Journal, May 11, 1985. "Sakonnet Light in 'Friends' Hands."

Providence Journal, November 4, 1992. "In a Sea of Litigation."

Providence Journal, October 7, 1996. "Sakonnet Lighthouse May Soon Shine Again."

Sakonnet Times, February 16, 1978. "A Little Bit of History . . ."

Salit, Richard. "Campaign under way to restore lighthouse." Providence Journal, September 28, 2007.

Spaight, Chris. "State Aid Sought for Sakonnet Lighthouse." Save the Bay, April/May 1985.

Wilbur, Faith. "Friends Breathe New Life Into Battered Sakonnet Lighthouse." Sakonnet Times, April 78, 1985.

Wilbur, Faith. "Haffenreffers Donate Historic Beacon to 'Friends.'" Sakonnet Times, May 16, 1985.

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

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