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Keywords: Roosevelt Campobello International Bridge

Historical Items

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Item 62161

Campobello Roosevelt Bridge construction, Lubec, 1961

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1961-09-13 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 62165

Trestle work for the Roosevelt International Bridge, Lubec, 1961

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1961-10-29 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 62177

Roadwork on international bridge, Campobello Island, 1962

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1962-05-07 Location: Lubec; Campobello Island Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Exhibit

Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello, Lubec, ca. 1962Item Contributed byLubec Historical Society Campobello, a 15 square mile Canadian island in the Bay…

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… gift shop catering to tourists 1962 • Roosevelt International Bridge opens linking Lubec and Campobello Island • West Quoddy Head State Park…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

The opening of the Roosevelt International Bridge linking Lubec and Campobello in 1962, as well as the establishment of West Quoddy State Park and…