Fort Sewall from Front St
probably around 1880
Who is the mystery kid in the foreground?
What is certain is every corner and tidal pool
of that beach and those ledges
are well known to those of us lucky enough to have played
For certain those buildings were no doubt tied to
the working waterfront of town,
an area of town that would soon host many tourists and vacationers
and change this area forever.
This twisted building would in future be home the the "Ocean House" restaurant
known in the teens and 20s for its open porch dining.