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OpenHouseLine.jpg
Open House 2001729 viewsWaiting line to enter the lighthouse during Open House 2001. More than 1400 people lined up to take a tour of the lighthouse. People showed up from near and far to tour the lighthouse on the one day a year that it is open to the public. The day was bright and sunny.
Feb 18, 2008
Northside.jpg
716 viewsYou can clearly see the entrance to the basement and the flag pole in the yard. This flag pole was used for boat warning flags during heavy winds when Laura Berg lived in the lighthouse. This side is photographed most often because the public has access to this view, and this is the side you first see when driving toward the Lighthouse.

Feb 18, 2008
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Point Lookout Lighthouse, prior to 2002 renovations758 viewsThe lighthouse trimmed in red. The 2002 remodel changed the color of the lighthouse to tan, as it would have appeared in 1927.Feb 18, 2008
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Lithograph of Pt. Lookout from the 1800s- Closeup733 viewsThis is a closeup of a colored lithograph of Pt. Lookout from some time in the 1800's, probably after the Civil War.
Feb 18, 2008
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Original Lighthouse Drawing805 viewsThis is a close-up of a drawing of the lighthouse from 1863 taken from a lithographed map of Hammond Hospital entitled: "Point Lookout, Md. View of Hammond Genl. Hospital & U.S. Genl. Depot for Prisoners of War".
Feb 18, 2008
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Lithograph of Point Lookout from the 1800s736 viewsThis is a colorized version of a lithograph from sometime in the 1800s.
Feb 18, 2008
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Lighthouse Forest Green738 viewsCoast Guard requirements in the 1960's specified that lighthouses be trimmed in Forest Green.
Feb 18, 2008
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View from a Jetty763 viewsThere is one jetty in the fishing area which remains as of 1999 on the Chesapeake Bay side. This is a great view of the Lighthouse. Photographs taken by psychic investigators revealed the figure of a man sitting near this jetty; the apparition was visible to the human eye. This area is where the prison hospital was located.

Feb 18, 2008
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Lighthouse View from the Road- Open House 1998757 viewsThis picture was taken on Novermber 7th, 1998 from the road looking back at the lighthouse. Notice the beautiful sky and the puffy white clouds.
Feb 18, 2008
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709 viewsThis is one of the few known pictures of cupola that includes the fresnel lens. The caption in the article states: "The Point Lookout Lighthouse beacon stands guard to guide distressed ships in the night".

Special thanks to Charlie Kidd for sharing his copy of this newspaper, and to the Public Information office at Patuxent Naval Air Station (PAX) for supplying a higher resolution version.
Feb 18, 2008
Clipping.jpg
Aerial View of Point Lookout762 viewsThis is an 8x10 photo, purchased from Weeks Photos; the picture was originally taken for the newspaper.
Feb 18, 2008
cupola.jpg
760 viewsFeb 18, 2008
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