Contributed by Island Falls Historical Society
This necklace was carved from cherry pits by Mr. Coffin, a Union soldier, while he was held in a Confederate Prisoner of War camp from 1862 to 1863.
About This Item
- Title: Cherry pit necklace, Island Falls, ca. 1863
- Creator: Coffin
- Creation Date: circa 1863
- Subject Date: circa 1863
- Town: Island Falls
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Cherry pits
- Dimensions: 13 cm x 21 cm
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Prisoners of war
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
For more information about this item, contact:Island Falls Historical Society
PO Box 204, Island Falls, ME 04747
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