Last Call for Alcohol Tour

When:
June 13, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2021-06-13T14:00:00-05:00
2021-06-13T15:30:00-05:00
Cost:
Members: $20, Non-Members: $25
Contact:
The Durham Museum Education Department
4024445027

River City History TourRiver City History Tour: Last Call for Alcohol: Omaha’s Bootlegging History

The 18th Amendment to the Constitution did not stop people’s thirst for alcohol. By the time prohibition was the law of the land in 1919, Nebraska had been “dry” for two years. Organized crime syndicates had established a well-oiled machine to profit from those wanting to purchase illegal drink. The local and federal authorities spent years putting together a case that ultimately brought down the “kingpin” of Omaha’s crime scene, Tom Dennison.

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