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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 27 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 322 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 583 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 312 times

Thomas Jacobson (1912-1917)


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

13 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2008
Album viewed 497 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 581 times

Raymond Hartzel (1964-1966)


Photos courtesy of Raymond Hartzel and Family.

85 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 569 times


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Random files - Keepers
Zaddock and Violet Sturgis388 viewsZadock and Violet Sturgis, under a tree.
Buoy Repair Shed298 viewsThe radio room was located on the left hand side of the buoy shed (to the left of the red brick chimney)
North Side Living Room286 viewsVery easy to imagine family life in this majestic place.
A Large Tree283 views
Paul Sturgis in front of Christmas Tree352 viewsPaul stands in front of the family Christmas tree. Notice the train set under the tree.
Paul Sturgis, Dagwood and Fussy Budget328 viewsPaul sits on the steps of the lighthouse with his friends Dagwood and Fussy Budget.
Zaddock Sturgis by Truck349 viewsKeeper Zaddock Sturgis poses by his truck, trademark pipe in place. Notice the buoys, drying on the ground behind Mr. Sturgis.
Paul Sturgis at Christmas335 viewsPaul shows off his new bike in front of the family Christmas tree.

Last additions - Keepers
96 viewsMar 17, 2019
Front Steps of Lighthouse458 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse432 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room439 viewsNotice the TV in the corner of the room. Limited reception meant few channels were available to watch.Feb 04, 2011
North Side living Room405 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Bay Side View of Lighthouse396 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking SouthWest399 viewsNotice the interesting paint job on the lantern room.Feb 04, 2011
North Side Living Room388 viewsFeb 04, 2011