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Campobello Island

Campobello Island, one of the three Fundy islands, is located in the Bay of Fundy. A special part of the province of New Brunswick, this Canadian island lies just offshore of the most eastern town in the United States: Lubec, Maine. Campobello is accessed from the mainland by the Roosevelt Campobello International Bridge. During the early 1900s, wealthy families from cities such as Boston, New York, Ottawa, and Montreal traveled to Campobello by their private yacht, steamship, and train. Among the families that visited the island was the family of James Roosevelt, with their son Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR), who first visited the island in 1883. Later, the president would Summer in Campobello at the family's cottage. The cottage is now a co-op park of the US and Canadian governments. Campobello offer several whale-watching tours and breath0taking coastal views. The island is accessible by ferry service from Deer Island during the summer, but with year-round access by bridge connection with Lubec, Maine. All postal mail and materials are shipped via the US.

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