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 251 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 134 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 244 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 123 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 199 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 236 times

Raymond Hartzel (1964-1966)


Photos courtesy of Raymond Hartzel and Family.

85 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 228 times

6 albums on 1 page(s)

Random files - Keepers
Cheryl and Lonesome under the kitchen table.178 viewsCheryl and Lonesome under the kitchen table.
Buoy Shed, viewed from the Wharf290 viewsPoint Lookout Wharf, buoy shed in the background. Photo courtesy of Francis Hart.

Diane and Cheryl in the living room175 viewsDiane and Cheryl in the living room.
406 viewsPoint Lookout Lighthouse (the identity of the persons surrounding the lighthouse picture is unknown). Photo courtesy of Francis Hart.

Buoy and Coal Sheds112 views
Cheryl in kitchen170 viewsCheryl in kitchen.
Eunice & Julius Eating Crabs461 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.
View from the lighthouse, looking south.177 viewsView from the lighthouse, looking south.

Last additions - Keepers
Front Steps of Lighthouse149 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse127 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room133 viewsNotice the TV in the corner of the room. Limited reception meant few channels were available to watch.Feb 04, 2011
North Side living Room121 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Bay Side View of Lighthouse115 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking SouthWest132 viewsNotice the interesting paint job on the lantern room.Feb 04, 2011
North Side Living Room124 viewsFeb 04, 2011
On the Steps of the Lighthouse112 viewsFeb 04, 2011