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Roosevelt Campobello

Roosevelt Campobello International Park preserves the house and surrounding landscape of the Roosevelt summer retreat where, in August 1921, future president Franklin D. Roosevelt was stricken with poliomyelitis at the age of 39. The park occupies most of the southern end of Campobello Island, New Brunswick, just offshore of Lubec, Maine. The cottage, built in the Shingle Style and completed in 1897, was designed by Willard T. Sears.