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Norwalk, Connecticut
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Adams County News (PA), "Light keeper dead, result of privation." February 25, 1911.

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

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Life and Death Drama at Green's Ledge, Connecticut."Lighthouse Digest, June 2005.

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.

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.

Harrison, Timothy. "A Mystery from the Past." Lighthouse Digest, March 2002.

Lighthouse clippings file from National Archives record group 26.

National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form. U.S. Department of the Interior, August 24, 1989.

New York Times, "Starved in lighthouse, dies." February 24, 1911.

Norwalk Hour, "Kiarskon held for forgery." March 12, 1910.

Norwalk Hour, "Light man's trying time." March 3, 1910.

Norwalk Hour, "Lighthouse man found." March 11, 1910.

Sheboygan Press, "Man starves in lighthouse." April 27, 1912.

U.S. Coast Guard District One Aids to Navigation Office, Boston, MA, miscellaneous materials.

Washington Post, "A True Spartan." March 14, 1910.

Washington Post, "Hero kept beacon lit." March 13, 1910.

Washington Post, March 17, 1912. "Famine in a lighthouse."

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