Point Lookout Lighthouse

Historical Lighthouse Pictures


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Boat on the Wharf229 viewsA boat is suspended on the wharf at Point Lookout Lighthouse.
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Sturgis Boys Swimming201 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).
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Paul Sturgis and Dagwood253 viewsPaul Sturgis standing on the steps with the family dog Dagwood.
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Paul Sturgis and Dagwood160 viewsPaul Sturgis standing on the steps with the family dog Dagwood.
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Dancing Dog278 viewsA family pet dances in the kitchen.
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Girls on Wharf252 viewsTwo young women pose on the wharf. Notice the tracks to the left.
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Paul Sturgis with Innertube235 viewsPaul Sturgis on the sidewalk in front of the lighthouse
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Jack Sturgis looks thru the intertube226 viewsJack Sturgis poses near the lighthouse steps.
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Jack Sturgis254 viewsJack Sturgis working on a car.
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Jack Sturgis revisits Basement of his Boyhood288 viewsMany years later, Jack Sturgis visits the basement where he played as a child. Jack and his brothers would swim in the basement when it flooded, unconcerned about the dangers of electricity and other hazards. Jack and his brothers would enter the basement to shovel coal into the coal fired furnace. Jack had many fond memories, including swimming in the basement during noreasters and Hurricane Hazel. The retaining wall (in the foreground) did not exist when the Sturgis family live in the lighthouse, and the coal furnace would have the flame extinguished when the basement flooded. A coal bin was kept to the right of the furnace.

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Jack Sturgis in the North Side Basement259 viewsMany years later, Jack Sturgis visits the basement where he played as a child.
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Jack in Drag294 viewsThe ghost of Halloween Past. Jack Sturgis poses in the north side kitchen.
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