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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 33 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 327 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 591 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 317 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 505 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 591 times

Raymond Hartzel (1964-1966)


Photos courtesy of Raymond Hartzel and Family.

85 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 577 times


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Random files - Keepers
Postcard from 1927219 viewsFrom the collection of George Fish, grandson of keeper George Willis.
Swing attached to Buoy Repair Shed315 viewsThe swing is a gathering place for friends to enjoy the cool breezes.
Landscape299 views
Zaddock Sturgis and Sons445 viewsMr. Sturgis stands with his sons Paul and Jack on the steps to the lighthouse.
Jack Sturgis329 viewsPhoto courtesy of Jack Sturgis, middle son of keeper Zadock Sturgis.
Jacobson Descendents Visit the Lighthouse575 viewsDescendents of keeper Thomas Jacobson visit the lighthouse during an open house event. From left to right: Jenny and Judy Dunn, top row; Erika van der Zon second row
Dancing Dog538 viewsA family pet dances in the kitchen.
North Side Living Room293 views

Last additions - Keepers
126 viewsMar 17, 2019
Front Steps of Lighthouse488 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse463 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room472 viewsNotice the TV in the corner of the room. Limited reception meant few channels were available to watch.Feb 04, 2011
North Side living Room438 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Bay Side View of Lighthouse427 viewsFeb 04, 2011
Looking SouthWest427 viewsNotice the interesting paint job on the lantern room.Feb 04, 2011
North Side Living Room415 viewsFeb 04, 2011