Roosevelt Campobello International Park celebrates 50 years

Posted Aug. 06, 2014, at 5:26 p.m.
Franklin D. Roosevelt sits on a boat off the coast of Campobello Island on June 16, 1933. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt sits on a boat off the coast of Campobello Island on June 16, 1933. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday.
Until his death in 1945, Franklin Delano Roosevelt stayed at his summer cottage on Campobello Island. This picture was taken in 2010.
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Until his death in 1945, Franklin Delano Roosevelt stayed at his summer cottage on Campobello Island. This picture was taken in 2010. Buy Photo
Filmmaker Paul Barnes sets up a shot in the dining room of the Roosevelt Cottage at the Roosevelt Campobello International Park.
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Filmmaker Paul Barnes sets up a shot in the dining room of the Roosevelt Cottage at the Roosevelt Campobello International Park. Buy Photo
Darlene Savage of Campobello Island, New Brunswick, dusts Eleanor Roosevelt's belongings, such as purses and a hair comb, on a bureau in the Roosevelt Cottage at the Roosevelt Campobello International Park.
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Darlene Savage of Campobello Island, New Brunswick, dusts Eleanor Roosevelt's belongings, such as purses and a hair comb, on a bureau in the Roosevelt Cottage at the Roosevelt Campobello International Park. Buy Photo
Pictured is &quotOld Friar" in Friar's Bay at Welshpool on Campobello, New Brunswick. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday.
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Pictured is "Old Friar" in Friar's Bay at Welshpool on Campobello, New Brunswick. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday. Buy Photo
Here is a view from Hubbard cottage on Campobello Island. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday.
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Here is a view from Hubbard cottage on Campobello Island. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday. Buy Photo
Pictured is the Lubec Bridge that connects the mainland to Campobello Island. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday.
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Pictured is the Lubec Bridge that connects the mainland to Campobello Island. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday. Buy Photo
The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday.
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The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday. Buy Photo
This image of Mulholland Point Lighthouse was captured on Nov. 5, 1973. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday.
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This image of Mulholland Point Lighthouse was captured on Nov. 5, 1973. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday. Buy Photo
Pictured is the Lupine Lodge on Campobello Island. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday.
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Pictured is the Lupine Lodge on Campobello Island. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday. Buy Photo
This picture of a map of the Roosevelt Campobello International Park was taken in 1986. The park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday.
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This picture of a map of the Roosevelt Campobello International Park was taken in 1986. The park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday. Buy Photo
The Queen Elizabeth, known as the Queen Mother, visited Campobello Island on July 14, 1967. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday.
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The Queen Elizabeth, known as the Queen Mother, visited Campobello Island on July 14, 1967. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday. Buy Photo

The Roosevelt Campobello International Park on Campobello Island is marking its 50th anniversary Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Dignitaries, from Maine’s Ed Muskie to Queen Elizabeth, have visited the park, and the island served as U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s summer retreat until his death in 1945. This is a collection of archival images from the park.

 

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