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George Willis (1917-1939)


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 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 263 times

Herman Metivier (1943-1954)


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 538 times

Zaddock Sturgis (1954-1956)


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 871 times

William Moody(1869-1871 and 1908-1912)


The only keeper to serve two terms at Point Lookout.

1 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2008
Album viewed 533 times

Thomas Jacobson (1912-1917)


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

12 files, last one added on Jan 03, 2020
Album viewed 730 times

William Yeatman (1871-1908)


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 906 times

Raymond Hartzel (1964-1966)


Photos courtesy of Raymond Hartzel and Family.

85 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 885 times


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Random files - Keepers
August 1924527 viewsFrom the collection of George Fish, grandson of keeper George Willis.
Lighthouse Painted White576 views
Looking North West 565 viewsNotice the fog bell tower attached to coal shed and the flag flying on the bay side of the lighthouse lawn.
Sturgis Family and Puppies625 viewsJack and Paul play with puppies while Zaddock looks on.
North Side Living Room577 viewsFamily poses beneath the stairs in the north side living room.
William and Mary Ann Brown Moody1020 viewsWilliam and his wife, Mary Ann Brown Moody.
Tender Mistletoe with Dock Ladder954 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.
Coal and Buoy Shed View561 views

Last additions - Keepers
Jacobson Descendants Visit the Lighthouse524 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
613 viewsMar 17, 2019
Front Steps of Lighthouse945 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse930 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room950 viewsNotice the TV in the corner of the room. Limited reception meant few channels were available to watch.Feb 04, 2011
North Side living Room913 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Bay Side View of Lighthouse730 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking SouthWest766 viewsNotice the interesting paint job on the lantern room.Feb 04, 2011