Cherry pit necklace, Island Falls, ca. 1863

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.

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  • Title: Cherry pit necklace, Island Falls, ca. 1863
  • Creator: Coffin
  • Creation Date: circa 1863
  • Subject Date: circa 1863
  • Location: Island Falls, Aroostook County, ME
  • Media: Cherry pits
  • Dimensions: 13 cm x 21 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Island Falls Historical Society
PO Box 204, Island Falls, ME 04747
(207) 267-1238

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