Re: Pt. Lobos Marine Exchange Octagon

09/15/09 - posted by friend of the family

There were 2 lookouts assigned to the Point. Julius Larsen with his family lived there first. He had been with the Marine Exchange for some time already and had moved up from the older station below on the rail right of way which the new station replaced. He was followed by his night relief lookout, William Sloan Morrissey. William married Mr. Larsen's daughter Anne and together they lived there raising four children until Anne took ill in 2002. William had passed away in 1975 but the family had been allowed to retain the house in lieu of a pension. The NPS honored that contract until Anne was no longer able to live in the house.

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