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Faulkner's Island Light
Guilford, Connecticut
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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.

Boston Globe, September 14, 1992. "Conn. group plans lighthouse rescue."

Beach, Randall. "Restored lighthouse celebrated." New Haven Register, September 19, 1999.

Boyle, Alix. "Restoring a Lighthouse Without Erasing Its History." New York Times, August 31, 1997.

Bridgeport Telegram, October 24, 1924. "Lighthouse keeper, unconscious, saved from drift to sea."

"Bunnies Rescued." UPI story, October 3, 1980.

Chapin, Vivian Jensen. "Faulkner's Island Sojourn." Lighthouse Digest, February 2003.

Dale, Mabel. "Fire devestates Faulkner's." Shore Line Times, Guilford, CT, March 18, 1976.

Dee, Jane E. "Bids in to restore lighthouse - Middletown firm is among lowest." Hartford Courant, May 22, 1998.

Dee, Jane E. "Faulkner's Island erosion draws senators' keen interest -- a tiny island weathers the storm." Hartford Courant, August 5, 1998.

Dee, Jane E. "Faulkner's Island mural unveiled connection celebrated with nursing center." Hartford Courant, August 21, 1998.

Dee, Jane E. "Island due for new privy." Hartford Courant, April 7, 1998.

Dee, Jane E. "A tale of too many rabbits -- former pets breed trouble for tiny island." Hartford Courant, August 10, 1998.

Dee, Jane E. "The Light Brigade team from New York gets charge out of restoration project." Hartford Courant, December 1, 1998.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Bicentennial Beacon Beams Brightly on Birthday." Lighthouse Digest, November 2002.

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

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "A 200th Birthday Present: Faulkner's Island Lighthouse Removed from Doomsday List." Lighthouse Digest, January 2002.

Eastwood, Ted. "Three Men on a Rock." New Haven Register, March 7, 1965.

Gardiner [Maine] Home Journal, May 16, 1888 (reprinted from the New York Sun). "Life in a Lighthouse: Captain Brooks' long service."

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

"Group trying to rescue island's historic lighthouse." Lighthouse Digest, August 1993.

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.

Hartford Courant, July 8, 1997. "The mysterious tern: roseate terns' behavior puzzles researchers trying to preserve the species."

Hartford Daily Times, July 7, 1881. "A Lighthouse Keeper."

Helander, Joel E. The Island Called Faulkner's, Guilford, CT: Joel E. Helander, 1988.

"Historic site getting green light." Hartford Courant, September 23, 1996.

Iacobellis, Margaret H. "From Doomsday list to Survivor's List." Lighthouse Digest, January 1997.

Johnson, Pam. "A Bang-Up Bicentennial." Guilford Courier, August 29, 2002.

Lighthouse Service Bulletin, November 2, 1931.

"Lobsters growing scarce." Nebraska State Journal, February 26, 1900.

Lowell Journal and Courier, December 6, 1858. "A Hero."

New York Times, February 19, 1923. "Battles ice five hours."

Nixon, Amy Ash. "Two Centuries of Light: Faulkner's Island Attracts a Crowd." Hartford Courant, September 8, 2002.

Norton, Frederick Calvin. "Romantic Faulkner's Island." Hartford Daily Courant, September 2, 1934.

The Octagon: Newsletter of the Faulkner's Light Brigade. Various issues 1997 - 1999.

Personal correspondence with Joel Helander of the Faulkner's Light Brigade, 1997-2004.

"Rabbit Rescue Roundup." UPI story, October 2, 1980.

Ravo, Nick. "New Worry for Historic Lighthouse Fans." New York Times, August 15, 1993.

Shore Line Times, Guilford, CT, March 23, 1976. "Electric fault may have caused Faulkner's Island fire."

Soundings, December 1996. "Grants for Guilford lighthouse."

Stannard, Charles. "Firm recommended for lighthouse work." Hartford Courant, June 17, 1998.

Stock, Kyle. "Light Brigade charges ahead." Shore Line Times, Guilford, CT, February 28, 2001.

Templeton, Dorothy. Falkner Island Lighthouse architectural survey. John Milner Associates, Inc., 1985.

Washington Post, January 7, 1913. "'Hero of 1858' is dead."

Weir, William. "Funds in place for erosion control project -- Grant approved for Faulkner's Island." Hartford Courant, October 2, 1998.

Woodside, Christine. "In Search of a Castaway: The 'u' in Faulkner's Island." New York Times, March 25, 2001.

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