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Goat Island Light
Kennebunkport, Maine
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Application of the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust to the Maine Lights Selection Committee, 1997.

Boston Globe, August 19, 1991. "Pride and peeves: Life in Maine with a President in the neighborhood."

Bonney, Jeff. "Goat Island Lighthouse." Salt, Volume 3, Numbers 1 and 2, June 1976. Published quarterly as a special project of students at Kennebunk High School.

Boston Globe, January 2, 1920. "Two Schooners Crash on Rocks."

Butler, Joyce. A Kennebunkport Album. Kennebunk Landing, ME: Rosemary House Press, 1984.

Caldwell, Bill. Lighthouses of Maine. Portland, ME: Gannett Books, 1986.

Clark, Jeff. "Last of the Lightkeepers." Down East, July 1990.

Cummins, Sharon. Lindy's quest for privacy on the Maine coast., January 21, 2010.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. The Lighthouses of Maine. Beverly, Massachusetts: Commonwealth Editions, 2009.

Dolce, Laura. "The ghost of Goat Island Light." Portsmouth Herald, Oct. 29, 2009. 

Dolce, Laura. "Kennebunkport Conservation Trust looks to take Goat Island Lighthouse back to the past." Portsmouth Herald, July 17, 2009.

Drake, Samuel Adams. The Pine Tree Coast. Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1891.

Freeman, Melville C. History of Cape Porpoise.Cape Porpoise, ME: Published by the author, 1955.

Keeper's Log, U.S. Lighthouse Society, Summer 1989. "Notice to Keepers: Goat Island Light."

Kennebec Journal, December 13, 1976. "Outcry Keepers Lighthouses Manned."

Lannin, Joanne. "Harbor Lights." Portland Press Herald, December 23, 1996.

Lighthouse Service Bulletin, March 1, 1930.

Pearson, Dana. "Shedding Light on a Unique Life." Lighthouse Digest, April 1996. Reprinted from the York County Coast Star.

Portland Press-Herald, December 23, 1996. "Harbor lights."

Portland Press-Herald, August 19, 1996. "Trott Island: adding a jewel."

Shore Village Museum Newsletter #2-90, October 12, 1990.

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

Snow, Edward Rowe. Strange Tales from Nova Scotia to Cape Hatteras. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1949.

Soundings, January 1995. "Lighthouse memories still glow brightly."

Sterling, Robert Thayer. Lighthouses of the Maine Coast and the Men Who Keep Them. Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Daye Press, 1935.

Wood, Pamela. The Salt Book. New York: Anchor Books, 1977.

York County Coast Star, June 26, 1997. "Trust the sole bidder for Goat Island Light."

Correspondence with Scott Dombrowski, Kennebunkport Conservation Trust, 1997-2006. 

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