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Athens (OH) Messenger, "A Reminiscence of 1812." October 21, 1880.

Baker, William A. A History of the Boston Marine Society 1742-1967. Boston: Boston Marine Society, 1968.

Ball, David. To the Point: The Story of Scituate Light and Cedar Point. Published by the author, 1994.

Benson, Tom. "George Downton, 67, Was Well-known Scituate Volunteer." Quincy Patriot Ledger, January 17, 2000.

Boston Globe, "At 180, Scituate Light Shines Again." July 7, 1991.

Boston Globe, "Beacon at Lighthouse to Shine Again." July 31, 1994.

Boston Globe, "Crumbling Tower at Scituate." August 23, 1908.

Boston Globe, "Delay Sale of Famous Light." August 13, 1912.

Boston Globe, "Famous Old Scituate Light Sold to Town." July 3, 1917.

Boston Globe, "Lighthouse at Scituate." March 9, 1890.

Boston Globe, "Light Tower at Scituate." January 13, 1907.

Boston Globe, "Scituate Light to Be Replaced." February 17, 1904.

Boston Globe, "To Save Old Light." May 8, 1908.

Boston Herald Traveler, "Life in a Lighthouse." September 1, 1968.

Coyle, Alice. "'He Was the Salt of the Earth.'" Scituate Mariner, January 20, 2000.

Curtis, Betty. "Life in a Lighthouse." Boston Herald Traveler, September 1, 1968.

Davidson, Donald W. America's Landfall: The Lighthouses of Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. West Dennis, Massachusetts: The Peninsula Press, 1993.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. The Lighthouses of Massachusetts. Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, 2007.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Scituate's Lighthouse Army of Two." Lighthouse Digest, September 2006.

Fraser, Robert. "Scituate couple help save seamen stranded on wreck." Newspaper clipping, date and source unknown.

Fraser, Robert. "Scituate Harbor Beacon Was First Placed in 1891." South Shore Shopping Guide, October 11, 1960.

Fraser, Robert. "Scituate Lighthouse." The Keeper's Log, publication of the U.S. Lighthouse Society, Winter 1987.

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

Hainer, Pattie. "Laidlaw Remembered for Her Work to Keep History Alive." Quincy Patriot Ledger, June 23, 1999.

Marion (MA) Daily Star, March 16, 1878.

New York Times, "Scituate's Heroine Dead." March 19, 1886.

"Notice to Mariners," January 11, 1812.

Portsmouth (NH) Herald, June 6, 1968.

Salem Gazette, "Light Houses." December 9, 1827.

Scituate Historical Society. Bulletin, March 1956.

Scituate Historical Society Newsletter, August 1996.

Sheboygan (WI) Daily Press, "A Picturesque Ruin." May 7, 1909.

Shore Village Museum Newsletter 2-91, November 4, 1991.

Snow, Edward Rowe. The Lighthouses of New England. Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, 2002.

Sweeney, Emily. "New Keeper for Very Old Lighthouse." Boston Globe, March 19, 2009.

Weidmann, Gerard F. "Memories of the Etrusco." Boston Globe, April 1, 1984.

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