Roosevelt's "Beloved Island" Memorial
For many years, Franklin D. Roosevelt summered on Campobello Island. As an adult, he shared with his family the same active pursuits he enjoyed on the island as child. Although he visited less frequently after contracting polio, Campobello remained important to FDR. Today Roosevelt Campobello International Park serves as a memorial to FDR and a symbol of cooperation between the U.S. and Canada.
Did You Know?
Franklin, Eleanor, and their children spent summers in the cottage on Campobello Island from 1909 to 1921. Their third son was born on Campobello.