Speaker Topic: Blind Pigs and Midnight Herring

24mar2:00 pm4:00 pmSpeaker Topic: Blind Pigs and Midnight Herring

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Ian Bell, former curator of the Port Dover Harbour Museum, will be speaking on Rumrunning on Lake Erie during the era of prohibition. In the 1920s, when the U.S. was in the clutches of prohibition, Port Dover fishermen found a profitable new “catch” to fill their holds.  Stories of rum running on Lake Erie with a remarkable collection of local images. There’ll be gangsters, fishermen, revenue agents, small boys and lots and lots of booze!

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