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

Bridgeport Post, July 7, 1918. "Stratford Light Keeper to Retire After 38 Years; History of Original Beacon Built a Century Ago."

Bridgeport Post, May 30, 1978. "Personnel leave CG lighthouse."

Clippings file for Stratford Point Light Station, Conn., from Records Group 26, National Archives.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "The Heroines of Stratford Point." Lighthouse Digest, October 2003.

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.

Goff, Mary-Caryl. "Town resident's history 'lights up' the shoreline." Stratford Star, November 30, 1988.

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.

Historic Sites Survey, Inventory, and Analysis of Aids to Navigation in the State of Connecticut. Appendix C: Stratford Point Light. West Chester, PA: John Milner Associates, Inc., May, 1986.

Idaho Daily Statesman, July 17, 1897. "Heroine of the Sea."

Kirtland, Alex. "New look will be an old one for lighthouse." Bridgeport Post, April 12, 1990.

Knapp, Lewis G. In Pursuit of Paradise: History of the Town of Stratford, Connecticut. Stratford Historical Society, 1989.

Knapp, Lewis G. Stratford and the Sea. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2002.

Mizera, Greg. "Lighthouse to be restored." Connecticut Post, April 3, 1994.

National Register of Historic Places evaluation/return sheet. U.S. Department of the Interior, May 29, 1990.

Newark Daily Advocate, July 31, 1896. "A big sea serpent."

Newark Daily Advocate. July 22, 1916. "Lighthouse keeper sights a submarine."

Nonnenmacher, P. T. "'Naked' lighthouse gets cupola." Bridgeport Post, June 29, 1990.`

Orcutt, Rev. Samuel. A History of the Old Town of Stratford amd the City of Bridgeport Connecticut, Part II. Fairfield County Historical Society, 1886.

Stratford Bard, August 18, 1988. "Preserving lighthouse sparks interest in Coast Guard."

Stratford Historical Society, miscellaneous undated clippings.

Stratford News, July 19, 1990. "Lighthouse re-dedicated."

Stratford News, July 26, 1990. "Beacon shines again at historic Stratford Point."

Stratford Star, September 26, 1990. "Coast Guard family enjoys lighthouse life."

Taylor, Mary Darlington. "When Stratford's Historic Light Was Dimmed -- and Why." Bridgeport Sunday Post, March 13, 1938.

Tabor, Ruth. "Lighthouse guides ships since 1882." The Stratford News, September 8, 1989.

Tabor, Ruth. "Stratford Point's first lighthouse built in 1821." The Stratford News, September 15, 1988.

Tabor, Ruth. "Stratford's Resident Keeper of the Light." The Stratford News, August 25, 1988.

Udoma, Ebong. "Only one manned lighthouse left in Conn." Bridgeport Telegram, February ?, 1987.

Watt, Dee. "Lighthouse Lens to Remain at Boothe Park." The Stratford News, March 16,1989.

Watt, J. L. "Lighthouse Re-dedicated." The Stratford News, July 17, 1990.

Wentworth, Hugh. "Coast Guard family enjoys lighthouse life." The Stratford Star, September 26, 1990.

Wilcoxson, William Howard. History of Stratford, Connecticut, 1639-1969. Stratford Tercentenary Commission, 1969.

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