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How Liquor Got Into Manhattan During Prohibition

“It should not be forgotten,” writes historian Ellen NicKenzie Lawson, “that one possible derivation of the word Manhattan is the Native-American word Manahachtanienk, which translates as ‘place of general inebriation.’” So, when politicians in Washington, DC decided to impose Prohibition onContinue readingHow Liquor Got Into Manhattan During Prohibition

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