The Hell Hole Swamp Still

The Hell Hole Swamp Still

The Hell Hole Swamp Still Delving into the Past: The Fascinating Story of the Hell Hole Swamp Still Nestled within the depths of the Hell Hole Swamp area in Williamsburg County, South Carolina, the Hell Hole Swamp Still, also known as the Williamsburg County Still,...
George Remus

George Remus

George Remus The King of the Bootleggers George Remus was an influential figure during the Prohibition era in Cincinnati in the early 20th century. His background as a German immigrant, pharmacist and a defense lawyer granted him a unique advantage in understanding...
All Nations Welcome Except Carrie

All Nations Welcome Except Carrie

All Nations Welcome Except Carrie The Hatchet Granny:Carrie Nation’s Crusade Against Saloons Carrie Amelia Nation (1846 -1911) was an American activist mainly in Kentucky, Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri. She was best known for her passionate advocacy within the...
Gin Lane

Gin Lane

Gin Lane “Gin Lane”: Shaping 18th-Century English Drinking Culture “Gin Lane,” crafted by English artist William Hogarth in 1750-51, is a seminal piece of social commentary that influenced the 18th-century English Drinking Culture. Paired with...
Bootleggers & Baptists

Bootleggers & Baptists

Bootleggers & Baptists Unlikely Collaborations: Why Baptists Facilitated Bootlegging In 1983, the American scientist Bruce Yandle introduced his economic theory, “Bootleggers and Baptists,” which explores how groups with opposing goals can collaborate...