PLACES OF INTEREST
Maroli, in Salsette two miles south of Kurla with 145 Christians,
has a well kept church dedicated to St. Sebastian, measuring 52½ feet long by
34½ feet wide and twenty-four high. There are also the ruins of a vaulted church
dedicated to Our Lady of Conception, measuring fifty-two feet long by
thirty-nine wide and twenty-five high. Close by are the ruins of the
priest's house, two wells, and a pond.
Maroli, about seven miles north of Umbargaon, is a small sea-port, with,
for the five years ending 1878-79, average exports worth £220 and imports worth
£51. Exports varied from £60 in 1877-78 to £502 in 1874-75, and imports from £8
£1878-79 to £153 in 1876-77.