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Point Lookout Lighthouse from the end of the Buoy Tracks996 viewsA lone buoy sits on the wharf. To the left of the lighthouse is the original fog bell, which was made ineffective by the adjacent buoy repair and coal sheds, and would later be replaced by a tower at the end of the coal shed.
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Buoy Tracks 1950s984 viewsA view of the lighthouse, buoy repair shed and coal shed from the 1950s. The tracks on the wharf were used to transport buoys from ships to the repair shed and back.
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Lighthouse Complex from Wharf979 views
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Rainbow- Take 2975 viewsAnother view of the rainbow over the lighthouse.
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Exterior of Lighthouse, Looking South932 viewsThis photograph is a rare find and shows the lighthouse in 1927, just 2 years before the 1927 remodel. The photos are part of a larger photo album documenting a 1925 trip to southern Maryland by Julia Dent Best and Alfred Sellman Best. Julia Best was a 1919 graduate of what was then called St. Mary's Female Seminary. The album was donated to St. Mary’s College of Maryland Archives by Julia Best's great-niece, Virginia Arndt, of Solomons.
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Men on the Point Lookout Wharf928 viewsCloseup view of the men on the wharf. The timeframe of this picture and the men's identity is unknown.
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View of the Coal and Buoy Sheds from the Lighthouse Roof925 viewsLooking south from the roof of the lighthouse, c. 1925. Note the fog bell tower in the center of the picture(attached to coal shed). The photos are part of a larger photo album documenting a 1925 trip to southern Maryland by Julia Dent Best and Alfred Sellman Best. Julia Best was a 1919 graduate of what was then called St. Mary's Female Seminary. The album was donated to St. Mary’s College of Maryland Archives by Julia Best's great-niece, Virginia Arndt, of Solomons.
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Lighthouse Complex from Point Lookout Sandbar901 viewsFrom the sandbar on the Chesapeake Bay side, looking north toward the sheds and lighthouse.
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Open House from Picnic Area883 viewsA view of the lighthouse from the north near the picnic area. Note the people fishing on the left. The remains of the wharf can be seen in the right hand side of the picture. People are lined up to tour the lighthouse. The tower with the big ball on top is the Navy Tracking Facility. The tent used by the Open House is visible in the middle of the picture; just to the left of the tent is the old smoke house, built during William Yeatman's time. (Some sources incorrectly identify the smoke house as a photo gallery from the days when the Civil War Prison camp was in operation just outside the lighthouse.)

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Aerial View (closeup), pre-1927 remodel872 viewsAerial view closeup of the lighthouse, from the south. However, close inspection of the lighthouse reveals that this picture was taken PRIOR to the remodel in 1927; the summer kitchen/bedroom wing on the Potomac side of the house is visible. Also notice the two chimneys on opposite ends of what is the present day first floor living rooms. A building exists in the upper right hand corner of the picture.
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View from Potomac River Wharf871 viewsView from the wharf, looking east to the lighthouse. Notice the sign in the middle left of the image- it says "Handsome casino to be built here".
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Lighthouse Complex from the Wharf, after 1927 remodel871 viewsView of the lighthouse from the Potomac River. Notice the men on the wharf.
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