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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 39 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 332 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 598 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 324 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 512 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 602 times

Raymond Hartzel (1964-1966)


Photos courtesy of Raymond Hartzel and Family.

85 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 584 times


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Random files - Keepers
North Side Living Room341 views
Catharine Marie Ardeeser Hessler649 viewsCatharine Marie Ardeeser Hessler.
Swing330 views
A Large Tree351 views
Paul Sturgis at Christmas406 viewsPaul shows off his new bike in front of the family Christmas tree.
Paul Sturgis with Innertube545 viewsPaul Sturgis on the sidewalk in front of the lighthouse
Back of Picture August1924231 viewsPoint Lookout Md. August 1924
Zaddock Sturgis496 viewsKeeper Zaddock Sturgis.

Last additions - Keepers
185 viewsMar 17, 2019
Front Steps of Lighthouse539 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse514 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room524 viewsNotice the TV in the corner of the room. Limited reception meant few channels were available to watch.Feb 04, 2011
North Side living Room490 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Bay Side View of Lighthouse478 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking SouthWest475 viewsNotice the interesting paint job on the lantern room.Feb 04, 2011
North Side Living Room463 viewsFeb 04, 2011