Point Lookout Lighthouse

Historical Lighthouse Pictures

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


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 471 times


1 albums on 1 page(s)

Herman Metivier (1943-1954)


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 256 times

Zaddock Sturgis (1954-1956)


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 461 times

William Moody(1869-1871 and 1908-1912)


The only keeper to serve two terms at Point Lookout.

1 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 251 times

Thomas Jacobson (1912-1917)


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

13 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 389 times

William Yeatman (1871-1908)


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 457 times

Raymond Hartzel (1964-1966)


Photos courtesy of Raymond Hartzel and Family.

85 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 442 times

6 albums on 1 page(s)

Random files - Keepers
Raymond Hartzel and his father410 viewsRaymond Hartzel and his father.
Outside View of the Lighthouse222 viewsFamily poses on the east side steps of the lighthouse.
North Side Living Room Family Portrait221 views
Paul and his Grandmother sit on the railing.274 viewsPaul and his Grandmother sit on the railing.
Thomas and Minnie Jacobson441 viewsA portrait of Thomas Jacobson and his wife Minnie. Point Lookout was Mr. Jacobson's only land assignment. He served at Point Lookout from 1912 until 1917, when he transfered back to a ship, the Cape Lookout Shoals Light Vessel No. 80. This picture was most likely taken in the 1930s.
Kidd Family 353 viewsFront row: Diane Kidd holding Baby Cheryl, Charlie's sister Olga Griffin with arm on her son Keith and Charlie's Mother Olga D. Kidd holding granddaughter Janet Griffin. Back row: Charles E. Griffin holding son Jeff Griffin.
Laura Hartzel in North Side Kitchen490 viewsMother Laura Hartzel looks at a photo album in the north side kitchen.
554 viewsPoint Lookout Lighthouse (the identity of the persons surrounding the lighthouse picture is unknown). Photo courtesy of Francis Hart.

Last additions - Keepers
Front Steps of Lighthouse330 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse304 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room312 viewsNotice the TV in the corner of the room. Limited reception meant few channels were available to watch.Feb 04, 2011
North Side living Room291 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Bay Side View of Lighthouse283 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking SouthWest301 viewsNotice the interesting paint job on the lantern room.Feb 04, 2011
North Side Living Room292 viewsFeb 04, 2011
On the Steps of the Lighthouse260 viewsFeb 04, 2011