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Whale Rock Light
Near Narragansett, Rhode Island
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Allen, Everett S. A Wind to Shake the World. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1976.

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

Boston Globe, August 14, 1897. “Race for Life.”

Champlin, Richard L. "Some Guardians of the East Bay." Newport History, Number 142, Spring 1971, Vol. 44, Part 2.

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

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Whale Rock's Keeper Walter B. Eberle, 1898-1938." Lighthouse Digest, April 2001.

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

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

Narragansett Times, May 27, 1881.

Narragansett Times, August 12, 1881.

Narragansett Times, September 2, 1881.

Narragansett Times, June 2, 1882.

Narragansett Times, June 9, 1882.

Narragansett Times, August 4, 1882.

Narragansett Times, August 11, 1882. “The New Whale Rock Lighthouse.”

Narragansett Times, September 8, 1882.

Narragansett Times, October 6, 1882.

Narragansett Times, August 20, 1897. “An Exciting Episode.”

Narragansett Times, August 27, 1897.

Narragansett Times, September 23, 1938.

Narragansett Times, September 30, 1938. “After the Storm in Narragansett.”

New York Times, August 15, 1897. “Madman in a Lighthouse.”

Newport Daily News, August 13, 1880. “Whale Rock and its Victims.”

Newport Daily News, November 6, 1880. “The Steamer Rhode Island Ashore Near Whale Rock.”

Newport Journal, October 29, 1911. “Wireless for Whale Rock.”

Robinson, David S. Email and phone correspondence, 2004–2005.

Schieldrop, Mark. "Remains of Whale Rock Light discovered under bay." South County Independent, December 22, 2004.

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

Jeremy D'Entremont. Do not reproduce any part of this website without permission of the author.

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