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 87 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 146 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 74 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 119 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 137 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 137 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 135 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 141 times

After 1995


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These pictures have some unusual attributes.

21 files, last one added on Jun 30, 2010
Album viewed 188 times

Challenge 2009


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4 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2009
Album viewed 89 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 123 times

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Album viewed 0 times

Bell Tower


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8 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2015
Album viewed 58 times

Interior Pictures


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16 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 107 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 52 times

Laura Berg


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12 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 58 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 107 times

Labor Day 2004


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3 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 55 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 115 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 53 times

Government Records


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3 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 57 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 56 times

Descendents Visit the Lighthouse


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5 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 57 times

Events


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6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 56 times

Hurricane Ernesto


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10 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 52 times

Lighthouse Visitors


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4 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 50 times

 

5 albums on 1 page(s)

518 files in 26 albums and 9 categories with 0 comments viewed 197,359 times

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Swing91 views
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Dangerous Waves at the Point near Sandbar77 views
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Jim & Bev Bronico157 viewsJim & Bev Bronico on beach. Jim was a seaman on station with Charlie Kidd. Notice the lighthouse in the background of the picture.
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Buoy Tracks 1950s290 viewsA view of the lighthouse, buoy repair shed and coal shed from the 1950s. The tracks on the wharf were used to transport buoys from ships to the repair shed and back.
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Diane Kidd, Pat and Kenny Hopkins target shooting146 viewsDiane Kidd, Pat and Kenny Hopkins target shooting.
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Lighthouse Complex from the Wharf261 viewsLooking east toward the lighthouse and sheds. This picture is most likely from the 1940's or 1950's.

Last additions
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67 viewsJan 24, 2015
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Exterior of Lighthouse, Looking South80 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 Roof81 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 Lighthouse123 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse101 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room107 viewsNotice the TV in the corner of the room. Limited reception meant few channels were available to watch.Feb 04, 2011