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Stamford Harbor Light
(Chatham Rock Light, Ledge Obstruction Light)
Stamford, Connecticut
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Ada (Oklahoma) Evening News, May 7, 1908. "Heroine passes night of terror."

Anderson, David. "Stamford Light, scene of murder and romance, faces destruction." New York Times, June 16, 1953.

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

Boston Post, August 16, 1931. "Lighthouse Man's Body Recovered."

Bridgeport Telegram, May 5, 1955. "Title to lighthouse to go to Stamford."

Bridgeport Telegram, May 11, 1955.

Carella, Angela. "Lighthouse is beacon of history." Stamford Advocate, September 30, 1991.

Cavanaugh, Jack. "A lighthouse and a cleanup on the Sound." New York Times, September 28, 1997.

"Christmas cheer in a lighthouse." Clipping from Stamford Historical Society, December 17, 1908, source unknown.

Crabill, Steven. "Flash: Lighthouse goes for $230,000." Stamford Advocate, December 15, 1984.

Crabill, Steven. "Spring cleaning is no lightweight chore for lighthouse owner." Stamford Advocate, June 10, 1985.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. The Lighthouses of Connecticut. Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, 2005.

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

Hamilton, Harlan. Lights and Legends: A Historical Guide to Lighthouses of Long Island Sound, Fishers Island Sound and Block Island Sound. Stamford, CT: Wescott Cove Publishing Company, 1987.

History of Stamford Harbor Lighthouse, U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office, Washington, D.C.

Janis, Chris. "Harbor Beacon" Stamford Advocate, September 27, 1983.

Lighthouse Service Bulletin, July 1, 1929.

Marin, Tim. "Summer home in a lighthouse." Stamford Advocate, June 25, 1967.

National Register of Historic Places evaluation/return sheet. U.S. Department of the Interior, April 3, 1991.

New York Herald, August 16, 1908. "Lighthouse Heroine Praised by Peary."

New York Times, June 16, 1949. "L. I. Sound may lose famed lighthouse."

New York Times, January 26, 1955. "Would-be buyers visit lighthouse."

New York Times, October 15, 1967. "Lighthouse sold near Stamford."

Nova, Susan. "A beacon beckons." Greenwich Time, June 6, 1997.

Russell, Don. "Lighthouse history a bit less than shining." Stamford Advocate, August 19, 1998.

Seward, John. "A place to call home." Stamford Mail, July 31-August 6, 1986.

Stamford Advocate, "Believe Stamford Light keeper lost in Sound as capsized boat is found." August 15, 1931.

Stamford Advocate, August 16, 1931. "Body of R. E. Bliven, Stamford Light keeper, found in Sound, Saturday."

Stamford Advocate, May 22, 1953. "Stamford Lighthouse closing; new harbor signals announced."

Stamford Advocate, November 12, 1953. "For Sale: One Lighthouse."

Stamford Advocate, March 31, 1955. "Retain one bid for lighthouse."

Stamford Advocate, May 5, 1955. "Committee approves bill deeding land of lighthouse here."

Stamford Advocate, May 18, 1955. "Harbor rock deeded City; await lighthouse action."

Stamford Advocate, September 15, 1955. "Federal official to make tour of lighthouse Friday."

Stamford Advocate, September 15, 1955. "Historical aspects of lighthouse use will be surveyed."

Stamford Advocate, June 15, 1956. "Federal government agrees to transfer of harbor lighthouse."

Stamford Advocate, July 24, 1958. "Plan reported for lighthouse."

Stamford Advocate, October 30, 1964. "Transfer approved on city lighthouse."

Stamford Advocate, September 8, 1966. "Harbor lighthouse transferred back to federal control."

Stamford Advocate, July 7, 1967. "Coast Guard enlightens those wanting to buy old lighthouse."

Stamford Advocate, July 12, 1967. "Pig-in-poke wire news nets $50 lighthouse bid."

Stamford Advocate, July 18, 1969. "Scuba divers find lighthouse wanting."

Stamford Advocate, August 1, 1967. "Trio submits highest bid for Stamford Lighthouse."

Seward, John. "Old Sound lighthouse for sale." Norwalk Hour, March 31, 1997.

Keeper's Log, publication of the U.S. Lighthouse Society. Spring 1998; Vol. XIV No. 3. "Stamford Harbor Lighthouse for sale."

Sunday News, June 14, 1953. "Old Stamford Light to blink awhile."

Wiencek, Henry. The Smithsonian Guide to Historic America: Southern New England. New York: Stewart, Tabori and Company, 1989.

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