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The very first lighthouse keeper was a man by the name of Captain Joseph Fountain, part Chippewa Indian, who managed from 1892 till 1901. For nearly twenty years he dedicated himself to the lighthouse.
An example of his extreme dedication came in September 1894. One night during a fierce storm, the schooner William Home sank just off Seul Choix Point. Massive whitecaps and blinding winds made it treacherous for Captain Fountain as he searched for possible survivors. Ready to give up, his eyes roamed the waters one last time. He saw the only survivor floating ashore, unconscious on a piece of yawl boat. Sadly the body of a woman was found about the same time not far away. Captain Fountain brought the survivor back to the house to recover.
The next lighthouse keeper, from 1901 to 1910, was Captain Joseph Willie Townshend. He lived there with his second wife and three children. Eventually his son, Ivan, would become an assistant keeper.