Title

An article tracing the history of Portland's eastern waterfront, including the I

Authors

Colin Woodard

Source

The Bollard

Date

1-1-2007

Additional Date Information

Winter 2007

Pages

18-22

Abstract

An article tracing the history of Portland's eastern waterfront, including the India St. and Fore St. areas, from the earliest colonists in 1632 to the current development of condos, hotels, parking garages, and cruise ship infrastructure. Mentioned are the Rev. George Burroughs, George Cleeves' first landing, the Hamilton Marine complex, Portland's first house and first church, the Maine State Pier, Fort Loyal, Sivanus Davis's store, the Eastern Cemetery, Alice Greele's Tavern, the Rev. Thomas Smith, Broad and Clay coves, Lt. Henry Mowatt's burning of Portland, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's birthplace, the Grand Trunk train terminal, the former Abyssinian Church, and the Franklin Arterial. With a "walking tour of Portland's forgotten downtown."

Subjects

Portland -- History, Munjoy Hill -- Portland

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