Point Lookout Lighthouse

Historical Lighthouse Pictures


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Buoys Drying in the Grass425 viewsWooden spar buoys, drying on the east side lawn of the lighthouse.
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Crew of 1949416 viewsPictured from left to right are: Keeper Herman Metivier, Bobby Younkins (from Washington state), Julius Knott, Tony Borres, and assistant keeper Zadock Sturgis. Julius Knott painted the Coast Guard Sign.
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Neighbors Across Time406 viewsNeighbors across time: Eunice Metivier Knott standing at the south side kitchen entrance where she once lived; Laura Berg standing at the north side kitchen entrance where she lived some years later. This picture was taken during the 2004 Open House. Robert Hall interviewed Mrs. Knott at the open house on November 7, 2004, and scanned in her family pictures. The full interview is available on this website.

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Eunice Metivier Graduation 447 viewsFrom left to right: Margaurite Metivier, Eunice Metivier and Herman Metivier. Eunice dressed in her graduation cap and gown, but did not attend her high school graduation because her father had a prior church committment.
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Eunice & Julius Eating Crabs446 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.
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416 viewsA group of men pose in front of the buoy shed.
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Lighthouse Landscaping from the 1950s455 viewsA picture of the lighthouse from the 1950s, showing the care and attention to the landscaping around the point. Notice the meticulously manicured shrubs and trees surrounding the lighthouse.
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Metivier Family Photo405 viewsA portrait of the Herman and Marguerite Metivier family. Back Row from left to right: Esther, Herman, Marguerite, Ralph and Grace Front row from left to right - Virginia and Eunice
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Randy & Chessie402 viewsRandy Younkins poses on the buoy tracks with the Sturgis' Chesapeake Retriever.
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Tender MistleToe Delivers Supplies354 viewsThe tender MistleToe visits the lighthouse. The tenders brought buoys to be repaired and supplies for the lighthouse; the tenders also returned repaired buoys into service. Mrs. Marguerite Metivier, wife of the keeper, would supply the crew with homemade donuts.

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Stern of Tender Mistletoe371 viewsThe tender MistleToe visits the lighthouse. The tenders brought buoys to be repaired and supplies for the lighthouse; the tenders also returned repaired buoys into service. Mrs. Marguerite Metivier, wife of the keeper, would supply the crew with homemade donuts.
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Tender Mistletoe with Dock Ladder367 viewsThe tender Mistletoe docked at the Point Lookout wharf. The children would jump from the wharf into the water, and use the ladder (Middle left of the picture) to return to the dock.
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