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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 149 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 437 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 743 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 433 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 630 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 758 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 732 times

 

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Looking West575 viewsFrom the collection of George Fish, grandson of keeper George Willis.
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Sidewalk554 views
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Raymond Hartzel in the Living Room with his Dad550 viewsIn Dress Whites.
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Outside View of the Lighthouse570 viewsFamily poses on the east side steps of the lighthouse.
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Eunice Metivier Graduation 1082 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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Henry Christian Ardeeser894 viewsHenry Christian Ardeeser, Virginia Jackson Yeatman Ardeeser's husband and William Yeatman, Sr.'s son-in-law. Henry was a bricklayer who came to Point Lookout to do some work and met Virginia Jackson Yeatman. They married and moved to Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of Francis Hart.

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Jack Sturgis in a Suit635 viewsJack Sturgis poses in his finest suit.
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Exterior Picture573 views

Last additions - Keepers
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Jacobson Descendants Visit the Lighthouse319 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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486 viewsMar 17, 2019
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Front Steps of Lighthouse821 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse801 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room821 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 Room782 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Bay Side View of Lighthouse690 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Looking SouthWest712 viewsNotice the interesting paint job on the lantern room.Feb 04, 2011