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Bibliography

Bird Island Lighthouse Preservation Society, promotional brochure.

Coast Guard Bulletin, March 1940. "Bird Island Reservation to be sold."

Cuddy, Don. "Bird Island rises as natural, educational resource." SouthCoastToday.com, November 24, 2009.

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.

Durand, Dan. "Man wants beacon to shine again." New Bedford Standard Times. September ?, 1994.

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

Hartnett-Barry, Joan. "The Night the Light Went Out." Sippican Sentinel, date unknown.

Hartnett-Barry, Joan. "The Pirate of Bird Island." Sippican Sentinel, March 29, 1989.

The Keeper's Log, publication of the U.S. Lighthouse Society, Fall 1997. "Bird Island relighted."

Lighthouse Service Bulletin, May 1, 1930.

McSweeney, Bridget. "Beacon of Bird Island is back." New Bedford Standard Times. July 4, 1997.

Moskowitz, Eric. "A Pirate's Curse." New Bedford Standard Times, October 31, 2002.

Mower, Melissa. "Bird Island has taken a tern for the better." Sippican Sentinel, August 26, 1987.

New Hampshire Gazette, January 18, 1820. "Bird Island."

Regan, Keith. "Seeing the Light." New Bedford Standard Times, November 14, 1996.

Romaine, Lawrence B. "Yankee Pluck at Bird Island Light." Old-Time New England, the Bulletin of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, Winter 1963.

Rosbe, Judith Westlund. Maritime Marion. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2002.

Sheckler, Jackie. "Mysteries Shroud Marion's Historic Bird Island Lighthouse." New Bedford Standard-Times, date unknown.

Sippican Sentinel, April 1, 1965. "Vignettes of Bird Island."

Sippican Sentinel, January 26, 1967. "Bird Island research has its lighter moments."

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Wyoming Journal, February 9, 1872.

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Moskowitz, Eric. "A pirate's curse." New Bedford Standard-Times. October 31, 2002.

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Jeremy D'Entremont. Do not reproduce any images or text from this website without permission of the author.

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