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Bibliography

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Bass, Elissa. "State approves $100,000 grant for repairs to NL's Ledge Light." New London Day, February 28, 1989.

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Clifford, Candace (Project Manager). Inventory of Historic Light Stations. Washington, D.C.: National Maritime Initiative; National Park Service History Division, 1994.

Collins, David. "Automation may close an unusual home at sea." New London Day, April 30, 1984.

Collins, David. "Coast Guard seeking a few unusual tenants." New London Day, December 14, 1984.

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

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Drummond, Tammerlin. "Lighthouse plan hailed." New London Day, June 17, 1986.

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Hartford Courant. August 13, 1998. "Visit lovelorn Ernie's lighthouse haunts."

Hayden, Lisa. "Ledge Light foghorn keeps man up; Coast Guard may lower the volume." New London Day, June 15, 1994.

New London Day, February 19, 1909. "How new Southwest Ledge Light Station will appear."

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Manning, Edward H. "New London Ledge Lighthouse. Locally Known as Southwest Ledge Lighthouse. Some Notes on its Construction and History." Typescript, 1984, New London Public Library.

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O'Neill, Laurie A. "Keepers of the Light: A pleasant duty." New York Times, August 9, 1981.

Templeton, Dorothy for John Milner Associates, Inc. "New London Ledge Lighthouse," survey for the National Register of Historic Places, 1985. Updated by Bruce Clouette and Matthew Roth, HRC, 1989.

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Tuttle, Roberta. "Groups may unite to maintain lighthouse." New London Day, August 1, 1985.

Tuttle, Roberta. "Lighthouse sought to illuminate students' minds." New London Day, November 8, 1985.

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