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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 156 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 442 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 749 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 440 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 634 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 767 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 739 times

 

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Beach at the Lighthouse576 views
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Virginia Jackson Yeatman775 viewsVirginia Jackson Yeatman, one of William Yeatman's Daughters. Photo courtesy of Francis Hart.
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Jacobson Descendants Visit the Lighthouse328 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.
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Lighthouse Landscaping from the 1950s1056 viewsA picture of the lighthouse from the 1950s, showing the care and attention to the landscaping around the point. Notice the meticulously manicured shrubs and trees surrounding the lighthouse.
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Sturgis Family656 viewsSturgis family members on the sofa.
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Paul Sturgis with Bike643 viewsPaul bikes in front of the lighthouse.

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Jacobson Descendants Visit the Lighthouse328 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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Front Steps of Lighthouse831 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Looking northeast toward the Lighthouse811 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Raymond and Mary Hartzel in North Side Living Room830 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 Room791 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Bay Side View of Lighthouse695 viewsFeb 04, 2011
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Looking SouthWest717 viewsNotice the interesting paint job on the lantern room.Feb 04, 2011