Lillian Norton, known as Nordica, was one of the best known sopranos in America and the world at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. She was a native of Farmington.
Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.
The year is not certain, but Nordica undertook a tour of the United States in 1897. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory…
Lillian Nordica, Farmington, ca. 1911 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description Lillian Nordic signed her photograph, "To the…