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Category Albums Files
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 649 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 328 times

Interior Pictures


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16 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 571 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 93 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 380 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 677 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 374 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 568 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 686 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 666 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 682 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 304 times

Laura Berg


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12 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 312 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 290 times

Government Records


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3 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 306 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 511 times

Labor Day 2004


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3 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 288 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 525 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 294 times

Descendents Visit the Lighthouse


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5 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 304 times

Events


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6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 293 times

Hurricane Ernesto


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10 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 300 times

Lighthouse Visitors


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4 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 290 times

 

5 albums on 1 page(s)


Random files - Point Lookout Lighthouse
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On the Wharf388 viewsFrom the collection of George Fish, grandson of keeper George Willis.
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Sturgis Boys Swimming654 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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Catharine Ardeeser Hessler, Bernie and Edith on the beach.794 viewsCatharine Ardeeser Hessler, Bernie and Edith on the beach.
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Open House 2001629 viewsWaiting line to enter the lighthouse during Open House 2001. More than 1400 people lined up to take a tour of the lighthouse. People showed up from near and far to tour the lighthouse on the one day a year that it is open to the public. The day was bright and sunny.
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Cheryl's first Christmas579 viewsCheryl's first Christmas.
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Eunice & Julius Eating Crabs956 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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Eunice Metivier Graduation 980 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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Zaddock Sturgis and Workers524 viewsLighthouse workers pose in front of the lighthouse. Zadock is the second from the left.

Last additions - Point Lookout Lighthouse
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Jacobson Descendants Visit the Lighthouse169 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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339 viewsMar 17, 2019
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Exterior of Lighthouse, Looking South661 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 Roof661 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 Lighthouse681 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse659 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room675 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 Room638 viewsFeb 04, 2011