Henry Wadsworth Longfellow grew up in a house in Portland Maine, He and his family of three generations grew up there. General Peleg Wadsworth built the house in 1786. In 1895 it became part of the Maine Historical Society. It is now the oldest Surviving Structure on the Portland Pennisula.
Deerings Oak Pond was once filled and drained the Ocean tides, It once was connected to the Black Cove in Portland. Now it is Part of the Deerings Oak Park. Where a Battle over Portland took place on September 1689 during the French and Indian wars.
Portland Headlight is one of the most Photograhed Lighthouse not just the country but the World. It is located In Cape Elisbeth Maine.