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      June 7, 2020

      Sunday   1:30 PM

      345 Donald Avenue
      Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

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      Moonshine Express

      Hear true tales about likker  makin' in 'The Moonshine Capital of The World.' 60+ characters & interpreters tell the story of moonshining in Franklin County. VA. Learn how they made it and why - and some of the more amusing consequences. Tales of prohibition, antique barrooms, likker makers and drinkers. Ride a vintage tour bus, stopping at multiple scenes around the county seat - Rocky Mount. Full-size replica likker still - a veteran of the trade tells you how it operated. Meet folks from both sides of the law, hear from the most famous lady rum runner of her time and hear 'church women' decry Demon Rum. It's not against the law to talk about making liquor - and that's what we do! Returning to Benjamin Franklin Middle School. Buddy's BBQ on site and new original T-shirts in a Mason jar. Dash plaques to vehicle owners participating in 'Gwakers Row' - where you can see vehicles that hauled moonshine likker - or could have. People's Choice and other awards for car owners. Choose your departure time for an approximate 1 3/4-hour tour. Rain or shine. Advance ticket purchase recommended. Tickets on sale. Visit the History Museum, 460 S Main St., Rocky Mount.  Phone orders, credit cards. It's ALL about the HISTORY.

      Cost: $16.00 per person

      Categories: Neighborhood

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