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Baker, William A. A History of the Boston Marine Society. Boston Marine Society, 1968.

Boston Post, "Quits Lighthouse, He Never Liked It Anyway." June 1, 1938.

Connelly, Patrick J. Islands of Boston Harbor. Dorchester, MA: Chapple Publishing Company, Ltd., 1932.

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

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Spectacle Island: Boston's Forgotten Range Lights." Lighthouse Digest, December 2001.

Kales, Emily and David Kales. All About the Boston Harbor Islands. Hingham, Massachusetts: Hewitt Cove Publishing Company, 1989.

National Archives, lighthouse site file for Spectacle Island, MA, records group 26. Washington, D.C.

Reid, William J. Castle Island and Fort Independence. Boston: Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston, 1995.

Report of the Lighthouse Board, 1892, 1903 and 1904. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.

Russo, Valerie A. "Spectacle Island: Former Rubbish Dump Undergoes 'Magical' Transformation to Park." Quincy Patriot Ledger, April 19, 2004.

Snow, Edward Rowe. The Islands of Boston Harbor. Andover, MA: The Andover Press, 1935.

Snow, Edward Rowe. The Lighthouses of New England. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1973.

Snow, Edward Rowe. The Romance of Boston Bay. Boston: Yankee Publishing Company, 1944.

Sullivan, Robert F. Shipwrecks and Nautical Lore of Boston Harbor, Chester, CT: The Globe Pequot Press, 1990.

Sweetser, M.F. King's Handbook of Boston Harbor. Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1882.

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