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 160 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 303 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 153 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 247 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 302 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 283 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 312 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 261 times

After 1995


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These pictures have some unusual attributes.

21 files, last one added on Jun 30, 2010
Album viewed 370 times

Challenge 2009


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4 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2009
Album viewed 168 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 268 times

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Bell Tower


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8 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2015
Album viewed 125 times

Interior Pictures


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16 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 236 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 114 times

Laura Berg


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12 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 119 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 224 times

Labor Day 2004


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3 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 116 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 229 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 115 times

Government Records


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3 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 121 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 120 times

Descendents Visit the Lighthouse


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5 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 120 times

Events


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6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 119 times

Hurricane Ernesto


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10 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 117 times

Lighthouse Visitors


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4 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 112 times

 

5 albums on 1 page(s)

518 files in 26 albums and 9 categories with 0 comments viewed 225,005 times

Random files
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North Side Living Room Family Portrait130 views
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This is an eery picture of the upstairs hallway4398 viewsThis is an eery picture of the upstairs hallway. Nothing ghostly is apparent, but doesn't it look like something COULD jump out of thin air?

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197 views
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Cone Shaped Orb3368 viewsThis photo captured the same cone-shaped light taken from a different angle but appearing in the same area of the lighthouse.
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Hole on beach where CG-40477 was removed207 viewsHole on beach where CG-40477 was removed from. Lots of ice on pier.
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1930 Close Up with Windmill255 viewsThis picture is taken from the south side looking north with the windmill visible in the middle of the picture. The lighthouse is in great shape at this time since it was remodelled in the late 1920s.
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Lighthouse, East Side136 views
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Landscape114 views

Last additions
FogBellTowerBell.jpg
112 viewsJan 24, 2015
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124 viewsJan 24, 2015
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117 viewsJan 24, 2015
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Exterior of Lighthouse, Looking South117 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 Roof118 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 Lighthouse167 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse145 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room151 viewsNotice the TV in the corner of the room. Limited reception meant few channels were available to watch.Feb 04, 2011