Morning Moonshine

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May 13, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am – Jefferson County has a tradition of moonshining dating back to long before the Prohibition era. Enjoy a presentation by our friends from Devil’s Due Distillery about the process of making moonshine then (and now) and about legacies of prohibition today. Then, head over to Devil’s Due after the event for a real taste of this […]

Walking Tour: Prohibition in Charles Town

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June 3, 2023 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Join local tour guide Tim Phillips for a walking tour of historic downtown Charles Town, featuring sites and themes related to our Prohibition Exhibit! The last stop is Abolitionist Aleworks, which will be serving up a prohibition-themed beer to celebrate the Museum’s latest exhibit. Get tickets here!

Book Signing and Meet the Author

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July 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm –   No time period in history had more impact on Jefferson County citizens than the Civil War years. For some, the war crashed through their walls with deafening terror. For others, it led to freedom and education. And whether by choice or not, Jefferson Countians entered the war as Virginians and left it as West […]

Tales of Local Prohibition

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July 7, 2023 @ 6:30 pm – Museum Historian Doug Perks will speak about local history (including historic taverns and Prohibition) on the former site of the Blue Ridge Rod and Gun Club, rumored to be the site of parties for the feds during the prohibition era. Enjoy amazing views of some of the places where this history happened. A Prohibition Pilsner […]