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 118 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 215 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 104 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 172 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 199 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 199 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 200 times

 

1 albums on 1 page(s)

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


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Pictures from seances held in 1980.

6 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 180 times

After 1995


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These pictures have some unusual attributes.

21 files, last one added on Jun 30, 2010
Album viewed 265 times

Challenge 2009


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4 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2009
Album viewed 123 times

 

3 albums on 1 page(s)

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


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60 files, last one added on Mar 29, 2012
Album viewed 187 times

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Bell Tower


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8 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2015
Album viewed 82 times

Interior Pictures


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16 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 159 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 75 times

Laura Berg


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12 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 83 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 155 times

Labor Day 2004


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3 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 80 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 162 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 79 times

Government Records


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3 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 84 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 85 times

Descendents Visit the Lighthouse


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5 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 84 times

Events


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6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 85 times

Hurricane Ernesto


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10 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 81 times

Lighthouse Visitors


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4 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 77 times

 

5 albums on 1 page(s)

518 files in 26 albums and 9 categories with 0 comments viewed 203,616 times

Random files
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Buoy370 viewsBuoy on wharf at Point Lookout. Photo courtesy of Francis Hart.

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Jack Sturgis112 viewsPhoto courtesy of Jack Sturgis, middle son of keeper Zadock Sturgis.
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Lighthouse, East Side102 views
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Hole on beach where CG-40477 was removed160 viewsHole on beach where CG-40477 was removed from. Lots of ice on pier.
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252 viewsView of the lighthouse from the buoy tracks. Photo courtesy of Francis Hart.
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James Bronico173 viewsJames R. Bronico, SN, USCG, his wife and brother at the kitchen table. <BR>

Courtesy of the U.S. Navy from the Tester newspaper: U.S. Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River, Maryland, Friday, July 25, 1958, Vol. XV- No. 29, Pages 4-5. Special thanks to Charlie Kidd for sharing his copy of this newspaper, and to the Public Information office at Patuxent Naval Air Station (PAX) for supplying a higher resolution version.
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North Side Kitchen91 views
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Last additions
FogBellTowerBell.jpg
74 viewsJan 24, 2015
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82 viewsJan 24, 2015
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76 viewsJan 24, 2015
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Exterior of Lighthouse, Looking South87 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 Roof90 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 Lighthouse132 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse110 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room116 viewsNotice the TV in the corner of the room. Limited reception meant few channels were available to watch.Feb 04, 2011