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New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide
Bridgeport Harbor Light
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Bridgeport Harbor Light main page / History / Bibliography / Postcards


Adamson, Hans Christian. Keepers of the Lights. New York: Greenberg, 1955.

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

Bridgeport Public Library clippings file.

Bridgeport Post, November 26, 1922. "How Bridgeport Lighthouse Evolved from Spile Driven in Channel by Capt. McNeil."

Bridgeport Post, August 30, 1925. "Air of Romance Surrounding Lighthouse Exerts Fascination for Casual Visitor."

Bridgeport Post, July 31, 1935. "Uncle Sam modernizes 64-year-old Lighthouse Here."

Bridgeport Post, October 28, 1953. "Lone Bidder for Lighthouse Hopes to Preserve it as Landmark."

Bridgeport Post, September 10, 1953.

Bridgeport Post, October 1, 1953. "Work will begin on light Nov. 10."

Bridgeport Post, November ?, 1953. "Lighthouse sold to dock company."

Bridgeport Post, November 22, 1953. "Lighthouse may be set at St. Mary's by-the-sea."

Bridgeport Post, December 20, 1953. "Lighthouse Leveled by Fire While Being Dismantled."

Bridgeport Post, December 31, 1953. "Cable escapes damage in lighthouse blaze."

Bridgeport Post, April 22, 1954. "Coast Guard Begins Construction of Beacon on Lighthouse Site."

Bridgeport Post, April 23, 1954.

Bridgeport Post, May 1, 1954.

Bridgeport Post, September 10, 1954.

Bridgeport Telegram, June 19, 1907. "A Close Call."

Bridgeport Telegram, December 22, 1920. "Find two bodies of lighter's crew."

Bridgeport Telegram, May 21, 1921. "Steam lighter on which three lost lives is located."

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.

Lighthouse clippings file for Bridgeport Harbor light station, National Archives Record Group 26.

Lighthouse Service Bulletin, July 1, 1930.

Lighthouse Service Bulletin, September 1, 1931.

Lockwood, Alma R. "Century-old Bridgeport Lighthouse to be Replaced by Automatic Signals." Bridgeport Post, August 29, 1953.

New York Times, August 25, 1953. "Century-Old Lighthouse to Die by Fire."

U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office, Washington, D.C., clippings file.

Whelan, Ann. "All 'at sea' but happy is the lighthouse boy." Bridgeport Sunday Post, May 30, 1937.

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