Highlights History & Fun At “A Greencastle Speakeasy During Prohibition”
Enjoy history and fun with the “A Greencastle Speakeasy During Prohibition” at Allison-Antrim Museum’s second annual mystery dinner FUNdraiser. The goal is to gather clues from each of the characters and the games, to be the first to solve the mystery. The actors portraying the characters will be scattered throughout the room of guests and will stay in-character for the remainder of the evening. After dinner, there will be time to socialize, allowing guests to gather more information, to solve the mystery. Throughout the evening, Rebecca Elgin will be facilitating the storyline, which is historically based – but not truth
The 18th Amendment prohibited the manufacturing, selling, and transportation of alcohol. It was ratified on January 29, 1919 but went into effect January 16, 1920. In Greencastle, all the hotels had bars and the eateries in town also sold alcohol. When Prohibition went into effect, all the hotel bars were shut down, and in some cases, it caused the demise of the hotels, such as the National Hotel, on the southwest corner of the square, which closed in 1920. Prohibition ended almost 14 years later, on December 5, 1933.
B Street 104 Restaurant & Pub, 104 East Baltimore Street, Greencastle, PA 17225 will be hosting the mystery dinner, in The Gem banquet room, with the meal beginning at 5:30 p.m., on Saturday, April 14, 2017. The menu is: baked ham, broiled, lemon-dill haddock, roasted potatoes, green beans, mixed green salad with choice of two dressings, warm bread and butter, assorted dessert selections, iced tea and lemonade.
Tickets are $45/person and can be purchased at Allison-Antrim Museum or online via PayPal at www.greencastlemuseum.org/mystery.html. PayPal permits use of credit cards for payment. Your PayPal receipt will be your ticket, so you must bring your PayPal receipt with you on Saturday, April 14. Please RSVP by Thursday, April 8, 2018.
For more information, please visit: www.greencastlemuseum.org, Facebook, on Twitter @greencastlemuzm, or call 717-597-9010.
Allison-Antrim Museum, Inc., 365 South Ridge Avenue, Greencastle, PA is open regularly Tuesday to Friday, from noon to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 11 PM to 1 PM.