Dakota County Historical Society
To preserve, interpret and promote the history of Dakota County.


Date: Friday, April 17, 2020
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Location: Sibley Historic Site, Dupuis House
Fees/RSVP: $20 per person ($15 for DCHS or MNHS members).

Have a drink with your friends and the Dakota County Historical Society as you learn about Minnesota’s history. This series offers fascinating stories of historic people, places, and events in a unique and intimate setting. Admission includes one free drink ticket and a cash bar for visitors that includes beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.

Markus Krueger, Programming Director of Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, will explore Prohibition in Minnesota. Enjoy a drink while learning about he system of Blind Pigs, Bootleggers, Rum Runners, and Moonshiners that kept Greater Minnesota supplied with booze during Prohibition.

The site will open at 5:30 p.m. for a social gathering, with the presentation starting at 6:00 p.m. Light food and beverages will be available, including a cash bar.

Must be 21+ to receive a free drink ticket, or to purchase alcoholic beverages. Proof of age will be required before a drink ticket and / or beverage is purchased.

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