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 98 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 174 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 82 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 137 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 155 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 155 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 165 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 155 times

After 1995


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These pictures have some unusual attributes.

21 files, last one added on Jun 30, 2010
Album viewed 221 times

Challenge 2009


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4 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2009
Album viewed 101 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 144 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 66 times

Interior Pictures


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16 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 126 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 58 times

Laura Berg


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12 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 65 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 121 times

Labor Day 2004


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3 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 61 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 127 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 61 times

Government Records


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3 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 63 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 65 times

Descendents Visit the Lighthouse


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5 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 64 times

Events


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6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 65 times

Hurricane Ernesto


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10 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 61 times

Lighthouse Visitors


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

 

5 albums on 1 page(s)

518 files in 26 albums and 9 categories with 0 comments viewed 200,398 times

Random files
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Lighthouse Complex from the Wharf, after 1927 remodel285 viewsView of the lighthouse from the Potomac River. Notice the men on the wharf.
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Beach at the Lighthouse93 views
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The Veteran's Monument.164 viewsThe Veteran's Monument.
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Jack Sturgis and Friends140 viewsJack Sturgis stands between two unknown boys.
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Mr. and Mrs. Sturgis168 viewsMr. Sturgis dons his uniform for a photo-op with his wife Violet, while carefully keeping his trademark pipe in view.
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96 views
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North Side living Room103 views

Last additions
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69 viewsJan 24, 2015
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75 viewsJan 24, 2015
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71 viewsJan 24, 2015
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Exterior of Lighthouse, Looking South83 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 Roof86 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 Lighthouse127 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse105 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room111 viewsNotice the TV in the corner of the room. Limited reception meant few channels were available to watch.Feb 04, 2011