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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 935 times

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Bell Tower


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5 files, last one added on Oct 16, 2010
Album viewed 482 times

Interior Pictures


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16 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 807 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 253 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 530 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 863 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 527 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 721 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 893 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 878 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 864 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 444 times

Laura Berg


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12 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 486 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 445 times

Government Records


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3 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 451 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 685 times

Labor Day 2004


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3 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 424 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 696 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 431 times

Descendents Visit the Lighthouse


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5 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 446 times

Events


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6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 425 times

Hurricane Ernesto


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10 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 446 times

Lighthouse Visitors


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4 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2009
Album viewed 427 times

 

5 albums on 1 page(s)


Random files - Point Lookout Lighthouse
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Tender Mistletoe with Dock Ladder946 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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Radio Room After Nor'Easter671 viewsAfter the Nor'Easter looking from outside the radio room to across the flooded back yard (west) of the south shed. Note the screen porch on the Seaman's living quarters. The fog bell is at east end of this building.
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Paul Sturgis627 viewsPaul Sturgis poses on his bike in front of the lighthouse steps.
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Buoy Tracks 1950s1006 viewsA view of the lighthouse, buoy repair shed and coal shed from the 1950s. The tracks on the wharf were used to transport buoys from ships to the repair shed and back.
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Heavy Snow Fall665 viewsTwelve inches of snow fell on 12/12/1958. View of the pier from the light.
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721 viewsThis is one of the few known pictures of cupola that includes the fresnel lens. The caption in the article states: "The Point Lookout Lighthouse beacon stands guard to guide distressed ships in the night".

Special thanks to Charlie Kidd for sharing his copy of this newspaper, and to the Public Information office at Patuxent Naval Air Station (PAX) for supplying a higher resolution version.
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A group of men pose in front of the buoy shed.711 viewsA group of men pose in front of the buoy shed.

Last additions - Point Lookout Lighthouse
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Jacobson Descendants Visit the Lighthouse512 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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605 viewsMar 17, 2019
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Exterior of Lighthouse, Looking South1002 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 Roof989 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 Lighthouse937 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse922 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room942 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 Room905 viewsFeb 04, 2011