Historic capsule of the lives of FDR & ER. In a 2-part lecture, a look at the interwoven, complicated lives of these two world leaders whose lives were influenced by their years on Campobello Island and surrounding communities.
7:30 - 8:30 am
Two lectures 1. Franklin the Sailor- Life on the Water 2. Eleanor "The reluctant Sailor"
The islanders' favourite lunch.
1:00 - Excursion-field trip to Lubec, Maine, to board whale & wildlife watch vessel onto Passamaquoddy Bay & Bay of Fundy -- nutrient-filled waters for humpbacks, finbacks, minke, and rare right whales, seals, porpoises, eagles, osprey, and pelagic birds. On return, visit Lost Fishermen Memorial in Lubec before returning to Campobello Island.
6:00 Cash Bar / 6:30 Island-Style Lobster Dinner (other options available)
8:00 - "Nikanke Leaders -- FDR's & ER's Best Work" (group engagement).