Campobello-Roosevelt Bridge Dedication, Lubec, 1962

Contributed by Lubec Historical Society


The bridge connecting Lubec with New Brunswick was dedicated on Monday, August 13, 1962. Named for President Franklin D. Roosevelt, his eldest son, California Congressman James Roosevelt, cut the ribbon before a crowd of 6,000. To Roosevelt’s right is Hugh John Flemming, Federal Minister of Forestry and Revenue for Canada and, slightly behind, Maine Governor John Reed. U. S. Senator Edmund Muskie of Maine stands at Roosevelt’s left.

Photographs by Jay Hinson. The newspaper credits 26 Lubec merchants for sponsoring the souvenir section, only the first two remaining in business as of 2011: Peacock Canning Co., Eastland Motel, Lubec Motor Sales, Unobsky’s of Lubec, Mulholland Restaurant, Morshee Market, Anchorage Restaurant, Lubec Sporting Goods, Winne’s Jack Service, Malcolm Dodge Grocery & Shoe Store, Bunker’s Market, Bert Ashby Grocery, Campbell’s Grocery, C. C. Sprague, J. B. Hunt Auto Parts & Hardware, Dinsmore Sunoco, Columbian Packing Co., McGonigal Garage, Flower’s Shoe Store, Western Auto, Seaview Drive-In, Mabee’s Drug Store, North Lubec Canning Co., A & P Market, Lubec Theater, and Trident Packing Co.

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  • Title: Campobello-Roosevelt Bridge Dedication, Lubec, 1962
  • Creator: The Callas Advertiser
  • Creation Date: 1962-08-16
  • Subject Date: 1962-08-13
  • Town: Lubec
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Newspaper
  • Dimensions: 30.6 cm x 22.4 cm
  • Local Code: 493 jpg
  • Collection: Gift from Maxine Hurley
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652

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