Cushing's Point Museum/South Portland Historical Society
The South Portland Historical Society operates the Cushing's Point Museum, a history museum at Bug Light Park, adjacent to the Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, which relates the history of shipbuilding (including WWII Liberty ships), lighthouses, sardine canning factories, local Civil War history, an exhibit covering how the automobile has changed the American neighborhood, and more. Museum gift shop features souvenir and gift items which are Made in Maine, with a special focus on lighthouse-related gift items. A research room is available for genealogists and others doing historical research. Our address is not on GPS systems - use 1 Madison Street, South Portland ME 04106 to obtain GPS directions.