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?
FDR's mother, Sara, first purchased the cottage on Campobello Island in 1909. She left the cottage to him when she died.