This is the dock for Seaview RV Park at low tide, at high tide the water rises 24 feet to where the dark sand on the beach is.
You can also see on the dock pillers the dark water mark at high tide. Also check out the cool RV spaces right on the beach.
We took U.S. Highway 9 from Bangor, Maine to Baring and headed south on Maine Scenic Highway 1. Nancy wanted to do some beach combing and David wanted to check out the 28 foot tide change in the Bay of Fundy. So we stayed three nights at the Seaview RV Park in Eastport. This is a typical east coast RV park. Park on the grass, most have water, some water and electric and some even have sewer hookups. Eastport is the most eastern city in the United States and is located right on the Bay of Fundy. Once called Freetown, Eastport was settled in 1780 and incorporated in 1798. Lubec was part of Eastport until it became a separate town in 1811. Birthplace of Maine's sardine industry, Eastport is one of the finest deep water ports on the east coast of the United States. A 100 acre reservation at Pleasant Point, near Eastport, is home to the Passamaquoddy Indian Tribe.
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Roosevelt Campobello International Park
Standing on Campobello Island we can see the Peninsula of Eastport, Maine. Our RV site is just around that point on the right, 3 miles by sea, 40 miles by U.S. Hwy. 1.
James Roosevelt, his wife Sara, and one year old son Franklin Delano Rossevelt purchased a partially completed house and 1.6 hectares of land. The house was completed in summer 1885 and Roosevelts became the summer residents. When FDR came to Campobello as a child, it was to puruse the orderly summer adventures available to a well-to-do Victorian family. When he came as a young husband, whose third son was born on the island, it was to taste the excitements of childhood from the preventive of manhood and to pass on the his children the same challenges and rewards he had known. And finally, when he came as President of the United States, it was to take new strength and composure from Campobello's air and land, from the sea around it, and from the memories of ease his "beloved island" awoke him.