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 372 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 191 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 360 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 186 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 298 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 357 times

Raymond Hartzel (1964-1966)


Photos courtesy of Raymond Hartzel and Family.

85 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 345 times

6 albums on 1 page(s)

Random files - Keepers
Swing147 views
Sturgis Boys Swimming245 viewsPaul and Jack Sturgis swimming in the Potomac River. Notice the "Cable Crossing Do Not Anchor" sign in the background (just above the boy on the right).
Sport in the west yard.224 viewsSport in the west yard. Window in the NW corner of the building is the location of the radio room.
Hartzel Family301 viewsThe family gathered in the north side living room. Pictured from right to left are: Father, Raymond; Cousin, Cheryl Marinchak; Mother, Laura; and Ray with pet dog in his lap.
Eunice & Julius Eating Crabs517 viewsEunice and Julius Knott eating crabs on his family’s back porch. This picture was taken at Julius’ childhood home after the couple was married. This property was destroyed by a fire some years later. Eunice's father, Herman "Mac" Metivier would not allow crabs to enter his house. Eunice's first taste of a Maryland crab came when she met her future husband, Julius Knott. Mr. Knott also worked at the lighthouse.
Lonesome in the Snow 220 viewsLonesome in the snow at the south side of lighthouse. Note the lattice work on the south side of the west porch and basement window.
Landscape View148 views
North Side Living Room143 views

Last additions - Keepers
Front Steps of Lighthouse207 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse184 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room190 viewsNotice the TV in the corner of the room. Limited reception meant few channels were available to watch.Feb 04, 2011
North Side living Room176 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Bay Side View of Lighthouse170 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking SouthWest187 viewsNotice the interesting paint job on the lantern room.Feb 04, 2011
North Side Living Room179 viewsFeb 04, 2011
On the Steps of the Lighthouse154 viewsFeb 04, 2011