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Category Albums Files
General Lighthouse PicturesPictures of the interior and exterior of the lighthouse over the years.
4 81
Exterior Pictures


1925View.jpg

60 files, last one added on Mar 29, 2012
Album viewed 531 times

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Album viewed 0 times

Bell Tower


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5 files, last one added on Oct 16, 2010
Album viewed 268 times

Interior Pictures


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16 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 469 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 26 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 321 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 582 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 311 times

Thomas Jacobson (1912-1917)


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

13 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 496 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 580 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 568 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 592 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 251 times

Laura Berg


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12 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 263 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 246 times

Government Records


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3 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 259 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 439 times

Labor Day 2004


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3 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 244 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 450 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 249 times

Descendents Visit the Lighthouse


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5 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 255 times

Events


Wanda.jpg

6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 249 times

Hurricane Ernesto


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10 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 255 times

Lighthouse Visitors


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4 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 245 times

 

5 albums on 1 page(s)


Random files - Point Lookout Lighthouse
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View to the South419 viewsView to the south. You can see the roofs of two buildings and the tip of point.
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537 viewsView from the wharf, looking east to the lighthouse. Notice the sign in the middle left of the image. The picture has various captions on the back including Filed May 7, 1928; taken Feb. 1928 W.J. Taylor; "LOOKING EAST".
The back of the picture also has a date of 2-1-52 Point Lookout MD. Depot Photographer Carter (SN) U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C.

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Sturgis Boys387 viewsThe Sturgis Boys pose for the camera.
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Bay Side View of Lighthouse280 views
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Zaddock Sturgis366 viewsZaddock Sturgis on lighthouse steps.
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Lighthouse, Coal and Buoy Sheds544 viewsPoint Lookout Lighthouse. The fog bell is visible on the left hand side of the photo. Photo courtesy of Francis Hart. Date unknown but most likely early 1920s.

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Lighhthouse from Afar, Potomac River418 viewsA view of the lighthouse from the Potomac River.
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Sidewalk and Fire Station282 views

Last additions - Point Lookout Lighthouse
WilliamYeatmanGraveMarker.jpg
94 viewsMar 17, 2019
1925View.jpg
Exterior of Lighthouse, Looking South396 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 Roof394 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 Lighthouse457 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse431 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room438 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 Room404 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Bay Side View of Lighthouse395 viewsFeb 04, 2011