Happy Hour Celebrating Repeal of Prohibition of Intoxicating Liquors
Tues, Oct 4 @ 6:00pm
"In wine there is wisdom. In beer there is freedom. In water there is bacteria" Ben Franklin
In our first 150 years, the United States went from a revolutionary war celebrated with rye whisky, rum, hard cider, and beer to the abstinence of National Prohibition in 1920 (with the income tax thrown in for good measure). How did the Temperance Movement do that? Come to the historic Temperance Fountain (1882) in the heart of Washington, DC at 6:00pm and hear about this history from Rob Tobiassen, DC Cal Alumni Treasurer and former Department of Treasury Chief Counsel of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Then join us shortly thereafter at Penn Quarter Sports Tavern, to celebrate the 1933 Repeal of National Prohibition. In the event of rain, please walk by the Temperance Foundation to see it and meet at Penn Quarter Sports Tavern to discuss the history of Prohibition and then imbibe a few. Cheers!
Closest metro: Archives-Navy Memorial (yellow/green)
678 Indiana Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004
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