Swimming in Broadcove, 1632

Story #7: On this spot in 1632, you would have been swimming in Broad Cove.

Over time the physical features of The India Street neighborhood have changed. In the words of tour guide Jeane Boule, “you have to imagine looking out at the water and seeing ships. You have to imagine how loud it was with the trains coming in”. What is now a main street in Portland populated with hotels and restaurants used to be under water.