National Geographic : 1946 Jun
Cape Cod People and Places First Trading Post of the Plymouth Colony Dates from 1627 Here, near what is now Bourne, the Pilgrims traded with Indians and New Amsterdam Dutch. In 1930 the Bourne Historical Society built this replica of the Aptucxet trading post on the original foundation. i National Geographic Soeiety Kahlaehries by Iobert F. Sisso Cape Cod Canal, 8 Miles Long, Saves 60 Miles from New York to Boston The Plymouth Colony envisioned such a short cut. In its day Indian paddlers used the route by portaging between rivers. The canal was opened in 1914. It is spanned here by Sagamore Bridge.