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Category Albums Files
Point Lookout LighthouseKeepers and Buildings of the Lighthouse
General Lighthouse PicturesPictures of the interior and exterior of the lighthouse over the years.
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Exterior Pictures


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60 files, last one added on Mar 29, 2012
Album viewed 570 times

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Bell Tower


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5 files, last one added on Oct 16, 2010
Album viewed 285 times

Interior Pictures


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16 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 490 times

4 albums on 1 page(s)

KeepersPictures of lighthouse keepers and their families.
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George Willis (1917-1939)


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The pictures in this album are courtesy of George Fish, grandson of Keeper George Willis. His grandmother, Queenie Willis, ran the post office in Scotland for many years. Most of the pictures are believed to be from the 1920s. If you recognize anyone in the pictures, please email admin@ptlookoutlighthouse.com. Many thanks to George for sharing these gems with us! Notice details of the buildings attached to the lighthouse prior to the 1927 remodel.

11 files, last one added on Jun 23, 2010
Album viewed 41 times

Herman Metivier (1943-1954)


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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 336 times

Zaddock Sturgis (1954-1956)


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Zaddock Sturgis was Assistant Keeper from 1943 through 1954, and Keeper from 1954 until he retired in 1956 on medical disability.

71 files, last one added on Jun 23, 2010
Album viewed 604 times

William Moody(1869-1871 and 1908-1912)


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The only keeper to serve two terms at Point Lookout.

1 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 327 times

Thomas Jacobson (1912-1917)


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

12 files, last one added on Jan 03, 2020
Album viewed 519 times

William Yeatman (1871-1908)


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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.

35 files, last one added on Mar 17, 2019
Album viewed 608 times

Raymond Hartzel (1964-1966)


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Photos courtesy of Raymond Hartzel and Family.

85 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 597 times

 

7 albums on 1 page(s)

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


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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 613 times

 

1 albums on 1 page(s)

Former ResidentsPictures from residents who occupied the lighthouse after 1966.
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Ruth Wood-Alvey


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Ruth Wood-Alvey was the first civilian resident of the lighthouse. See inverview with Mrs. Alvey under the history section at pllps.org.

6 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 266 times

Laura Berg


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12 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 278 times

2 albums on 1 page(s)

DocumentsNewspaper articles and documents.
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Articles


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7 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 260 times

Government Records


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3 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 274 times

2 albums on 1 page(s)

Special EventsSpecial events that have occured at the lighthouse or for the lighthouse
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Back Yard Boat Builders (BYBB)


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17 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 458 times

Labor Day 2004


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3 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 257 times

2 albums on 1 page(s)

Related PicturesPictures related to the lighthouse or former keepers.
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Charlie Kidd Wolf Trap Lighthouse


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15 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 472 times

 

1 albums on 1 page(s)

NoteworthyPictures from past events, volunteers in action and storm pictures.
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Volunteers in Action


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8 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 261 times

Descendents Visit the Lighthouse


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5 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 269 times

Events


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6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 261 times

Hurricane Ernesto


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10 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 267 times

Lighthouse Visitors


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4 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 257 times

 

5 albums on 1 page(s)

ParanormalUnusual Happenings at the Lighthouse
ParanormalThis section contains pictures that may contain examples of unexplained phenomena.
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1980s Pictures


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Pictures from seances held in 1980.

6 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 505 times

After 1995


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These pictures have some unusual attributes.

21 files, last one added on Jun 30, 2010
Album viewed 703 times

Challenge 2009


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4 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2009
Album viewed 359 times

 

3 albums on 1 page(s)

518 files in 27 albums and 11 categories with 0 comments viewed 375,556 times

Random files
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Orb on the Wall4028 viewsThis is a group picture, with Laura in the middle. Notice the orb on the left side of the picture, just to the right of the window and up near the ceiling.
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William and Ruth Wood528 viewsWilliam Wood and Ruth (Wood) Alvey, on the front steps of the lighthouse (facing the Potomac River).
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719 viewsPoint Lookout Lighthouse (the identity of the persons surrounding the lighthouse picture is unknown). Photo courtesy of Francis Hart.

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William Yeatman667 viewsWilliam Yeatman, Sr., keeper of the light from 1871 - 1908. Mr. Yeatman has been described as a man of small stature with a long beard. The buoy shed and fog bell (currently located in St. Michaels MD) are visible in the background. Notice what appears to be a large chain on the dock behind Mr. Yeatman. Date unknown, probably the early 1900s. Photo courtesy of Barbara Quasny.

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Paul Sturgis in a Suit448 viewsPaul Sturgis dressed in a suit. Notice the tree and fence in the background.
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Spirit Lights4192 viewsSpirits frequently appear as cone-shaped lights. The light appears on the bottom left side of the photo.
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Cone Shaped Light #15088 viewsA cone-shaped light (a spirit) appears near Nancy Stallings' back. She is sitting on a pillow on the floor (bottom right).
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Diane & Sherry Kidd on the Beach530 viewsDiane & Sherry Kidd on the beach.

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Jacobson Descendants Visit the Lighthouse33 viewsJudy and Jenny are descendants of keeper Thomas Jacobson, who served as keeper of Point Lookout Lighthouse from May 1, 1912 until August 30, 1917. Judy is Mr. Jacobson's great granddaughter; Jenny is his great-great granddaughter, and Judy's daughter. Lighthouse historian Robert Hall took the family on a tour of the lighthouse, pointing out the differences between how the structure looked during Mr. Jacobson's five year tenure and the way that it looks today. Pictured: Jenny and Judy on lighthouse porch. Jan 03, 2020
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216 viewsMar 17, 2019
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Exterior of Lighthouse, Looking South524 viewsThis photograph is a rare find and shows the lighthouse in 1927, just 2 years before the 1927 remodel. The photos are part of a larger photo album documenting a 1925 trip to southern Maryland by Julia Dent Best and Alfred Sellman Best. Julia Best was a 1919 graduate of what was then called St. Mary's Female Seminary. The album was donated to St. Mary’s College of Maryland Archives by Julia Best's great-niece, Virginia Arndt, of Solomons.Mar 29, 2012
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View of the Coal and Buoy Sheds from the Lighthouse Roof518 viewsLooking south from the roof of the lighthouse, c. 1925. Note the fog bell tower in the center of the picture(attached to coal shed). The photos are part of a larger photo album documenting a 1925 trip to southern Maryland by Julia Dent Best and Alfred Sellman Best. Julia Best was a 1919 graduate of what was then called St. Mary's Female Seminary. The album was donated to St. Mary’s College of Maryland Archives by Julia Best's great-niece, Virginia Arndt, of Solomons.Mar 29, 2012
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Front Steps of Lighthouse567 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse544 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room554 viewsNotice the TV in the corner of the room. Limited reception meant few channels were available to watch.Feb 04, 2011
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North Side living Room515 viewsFeb 04, 2011