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FDR Cottage on Campobello Island New Brunswick Canada

Updated on July 14, 2010

The FDR Cottage Revisited

The FDR International Bridge from Lubec Maine to New Brunswick Canada
The FDR International Bridge from Lubec Maine to New Brunswick Canada
The FDR Cottage
The FDR Cottage
Part of the beauty of the landscape
Part of the beauty of the landscape
One of the bedrooms at the cottage
One of the bedrooms at the cottage
Another bedroom
Another bedroom
Looking out the dining area window toward Eastport Maine
Looking out the dining area window toward Eastport Maine
The pantry
The pantry

FDR Cottage

On a vacation to Maine last year we took a one day trip to Campobello Island and visited the Franklin D Roosevelt Cottage. You can read the history of the island for yourself but the bridge was opened in 1962 and the park was opened in 1964 but wasn't officially opened until 1966 when President Lyndon Johnson and Canadian Premier Lester Pearson got together for the dedication. Canada, on every trip I've made there, always does the best job of keeping things pristine and beautiful and Campobello Island is no exception. From the time we crossed the bridge from Lubec Maine into New Brunswick, Canada the beauty was just amazing. I have other hubs that show the outdoor beauty but this one is dedicated more to the cottage and the beauty of the inside. The house was great and filled with many very small rooms and what took me aback was the small beds. FDR was a good size guy and for the life of me I have no idea how he slept in a bed that small but the house was stunning and so were the contents and the folks that told the story of the cottage. The knowledge they had was priceless. It was a great day trip and I hope you at least enjoy the photos and at best decide to take the journey and see the beauty for yourselves. I know the winters up there are brutal but living there must be special. I'm considering it myself. Peace!!

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    • justom profile imageAUTHOR

      justom 

      8 years ago from 41042

      Hi N.E., thanks, I'm glad you enjoyed them. I just found out I'm going back next spring! Peace!!

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      N.E. Wright 

      8 years ago from Bronx, NY

      Hello Justom,

      I really enjoyed your photos. I actually was smiling the whole time I was looking at your photos of FDR's cottage.

      I grew up hearing about FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt, whom my mother adored.

      Thanks for sharing.

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      justom 

      8 years ago from 41042

      Thanks Medkh9, I have been very lucky to see many parts of the world. Thanks for checking them out. Peace!! Tom

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      Medkh9 

      8 years ago

      oh Juston , you are lucky to have seen all these wonderful places . thanks for the hub

    • justom profile imageAUTHOR

      justom 

      8 years ago from 41042

      Thank you vballkel. That's cool that you've seen those places. Peace!!

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      vballkel 

      8 years ago from Michigan

      Thanks for sharing! I love to visit different presidential stuff and have seen the homes of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and Andrew Jackson. Also, got to see Eisenhower's birthplace. Will have to check this out if I get up that way!

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