Museum Lecture: Scotch on the Rocks II

An illustrated lecture by HLFM Director Pierce Rafferty

Sunday, October 13th, 2019
Time: 4-5 p.m.
Location: Museum, 2nd Floor

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

Reception to follow.

Note: This talk is an updated version of Pierce’s July and August presentations.

Hooch Hound February 23, 1922 Courtesy of the Library of Congress

2019 Museum Exhibit

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

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.

Annual exhibition sponsored by

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