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Keepers of the Light

A number of descendants of New Point Comfort Lighthouse Keeper Henry Luther Dow attended a ceremony in his honor on Saturday that was sponsored by the Chesapeake Chapter, U.S. Lighthouse Society, at St. Paul United Methodist Church cemetery, Susan. In top photo, front from left, are Dow’s great-great-grandsons Grady and Owen Brooks of Fairfax. Second row, great-grandson Bob Game of Richmond; granddaughter-in-law Jackie Brooks of Johns Island, South Carolina; granddaughter Lynn Husby of Richmond; great-grandson Sean Brooks and his wife, Jennifer, of Fairfax; grandson Walter Brooks of Johns Island, South Carolina; and great-grandson Chris Byrns of Hudgins. Third row, great-granddaughters Suzanne Byrns Moore and Lori Ann Byrns of Hudgins. Members of U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 66 and officers from U.S. Coast Guard Station Milford Haven provided honor guard services.

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