HLF Museum’s 2019 Exhibit Against the Tide

Against the Tide: Prohibition on Land and at Sea, 1919-1933

Saturday, June 29, 2019
5 to 7 pm

This year’s exhibition chronicles the bitter struggle between “wets” and “drys” that tore the nation apart one century ago. The rumrunners that wrecked on Fishers Island are portrayed as part of a much wider battle that engulfed the entire country.

All are welcome!

Annual exhibition sponsored by

Accompanying Museum Lecture “Scotch on the Rocks” 

HLFM Director Pierce Rafferty will survey the history of prohibition, 1919-1933, and chronicle the rumrunners that crash landed on Fishers Island.

July 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm-5:00 pm. Reception to follow.

This talk will also be given on August 25, 2019.

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