Point Lookout Lighthouse

Historical Lighthouse Pictures

Category Albums Files
KeepersPictures of lighthouse keepers and their families.
6 224
Herman Metivier (1943-1954)


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Herman Metivier was Assistant Keeper from 1939 until 1943, and Keeper from 1943 until he retired in 1954.

12 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 284 times

Zaddock Sturgis (1954-1956)


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Zaddock Sturgis was Assistant Keeper from 1943 through 1954, and Keeper from 1954 until he retired in 1956 on medical disability.

79 files, last one added on Jun 23, 2010
Album viewed 505 times

William Moody(1869-1871 and 1908-1912)


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The only keeper to serve two terms at Point Lookout.

1 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 274 times

Thomas Jacobson (1912-1917)


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This keeper seemed to prefer the sea to land based lighthouses.

13 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 427 times

William Yeatman (1871-1908)


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Served the longest term as keeper, and died at Point Lookout. His son Percy held the keeper position for 1 month after William's death so the family could have time to move to nearby housing.

34 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 499 times

Raymond Hartzel (1964-1966)


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Photos courtesy of Raymond Hartzel and Family.

85 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 489 times

6 albums on 1 page(s)

Assistant KeepersIncludes assistant keepers and enlisted men who rotated through Point Lookout Light Station.
1 83
Charlie Kidd (1958-1959)


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Charlie Kidd and his wife lived at the lighthouse from 1958-1959. See interview under the History->Interview menu bar.

83 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 519 times

 

1 albums on 1 page(s)

ParanormalThis section contains pictures that may contain examples of unexplained phenomena.
3 31
1980s Pictures


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Pictures from seances held in 1980.

6 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 412 times

After 1995


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These pictures have some unusual attributes.

21 files, last one added on Jun 30, 2010
Album viewed 589 times

Challenge 2009


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4 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2009
Album viewed 292 times

 

3 albums on 1 page(s)

General Lighthouse PicturesPictures of the interior and exterior of the lighthouse over the years.
4 84
Exterior Pictures


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60 files, last one added on Mar 29, 2012
Album viewed 447 times

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Bell Tower


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8 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2015
Album viewed 232 times

Interior Pictures


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16 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 399 times

4 albums on 1 page(s)

Former ResidentsPictures from residents who occupied the lighthouse after 1966.
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Ruth Wood-Alvey


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Ruth Wood-Alvey was the first civilian resident of the lighthouse. See inverview with Mrs. Alvey under the history section at pllps.org.

6 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 213 times

Laura Berg


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12 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 226 times

2 albums on 1 page(s)

Special EventsSpecial events that have occured at the lighthouse or for the lighthouse
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Back Yard Boat Builders (BYBB)


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17 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 374 times

Labor Day 2004


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3 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 209 times

2 albums on 1 page(s)

Related PicturesPictures related to the lighthouse or former keepers.
1 15
Charlie Kidd Wolf Trap Lighthouse


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15 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 386 times

 

1 albums on 1 page(s)

DocumentsNewspaper articles and documents.
2 10
Articles


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7 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 211 times

Government Records


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3 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 223 times

2 albums on 1 page(s)

NoteworthyPictures from past events, volunteers in action and storm pictures.
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Volunteers in Action


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8 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 215 times

Descendents Visit the Lighthouse


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5 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 220 times

Events


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6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 218 times

Hurricane Ernesto


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10 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 220 times

Lighthouse Visitors


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4 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 210 times

 

5 albums on 1 page(s)

518 files in 26 albums and 9 categories with 0 comments viewed 301,369 times

Random files
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Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse327 views
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Crew of 1949633 viewsPictured from left to right are: Keeper Herman Metivier, Bobby Younkins (from Washington state), Julius Knott, Tony Borres, and assistant keeper Zadock Sturgis. Julius Knott painted the Coast Guard Sign.
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Cora and Anna Maria Yeatman574 viewsCora and Anna Maria Yeatman. Anna Maria was William Yeatman, Sr.'s wife. Photo courtesy of Francis Hart.

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498 views
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Point Lookout Aerial View384 viewsAnother view of the lighthouse from above.
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Radio Room After Nor'Easter351 viewsAfter the Nor'Easter looking from outside the radio room to across the flooded back yard (west) of the south shed. Note the screen porch on the Seaman's living quarters. The fog bell is at east end of this building.
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Outside View239 views
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Sturgis Family and Puppies288 viewsJack and Paul play with puppies while Zaddock looks on.

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2006 viewsJan 24, 2015
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348 viewsJan 24, 2015
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1990 viewsJan 24, 2015
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Exterior of Lighthouse, Looking South289 viewsThis photograph is a rare find and shows the lighthouse in 1927, just 2 years before the 1927 remodel. The photos are part of a larger photo album documenting a 1925 trip to southern Maryland by Julia Dent Best and Alfred Sellman Best. Julia Best was a 1919 graduate of what was then called St. Mary's Female Seminary. The album was donated to St. Mary’s College of Maryland Archives by Julia Best's great-niece, Virginia Arndt, of Solomons.Mar 29, 2012
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View of the Coal and Buoy Sheds from the Lighthouse Roof289 viewsLooking south from the roof of the lighthouse, c. 1925. Note the fog bell tower in the center of the picture(attached to coal shed). The photos are part of a larger photo album documenting a 1925 trip to southern Maryland by Julia Dent Best and Alfred Sellman Best. Julia Best was a 1919 graduate of what was then called St. Mary's Female Seminary. The album was donated to St. Mary’s College of Maryland Archives by Julia Best's great-niece, Virginia Arndt, of Solomons.Mar 29, 2012
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Front Steps of Lighthouse354 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse327 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room335 viewsNotice the TV in the corner of the room. Limited reception meant few channels were available to watch.Feb 04, 2011