Campobello Island

  • Named by William Owen, its grantee, 1770: “I named the Island Campobello, the latter partly complimentary and punning on the name of the governor of the Province, Lord William Campbell, and partly as applicable to the nature of the soil and fine appearance of the island…”
  • In Passamaquoddy-Maliseet Abahquit, ‘Lying parallel with the land’.