Mexico Beer History
The history of beer in Mexico has a direct connection with that of the United States as prohibition in the United States forced many Americans to head south for a fill of their favorite beverages. However, there is even more interesting history attached to the beverage. Take a journey through the fascinating and complicated history of beer in Mexico.
Carrie A. Nation used to be a household conversation as she vandalized alcohol with a hatchet
Carrie Amelia Moore Nation (b. Nov. 25, 1846, d. June 9, 1911).National Portrait Gallery, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons. Caroline Amelia Nation (Moore), commonly referred to as Carrie Nation and Carry A. Nation was a notable and radical member of the temperance movement. This movement was pre-Prohibition. She's credited with attacking establishments that served alcohol with a hatchet. In other words, she used vandalism and religion to spread her voice about alcohol and tobacco, but chiefly alcohol.
My Grandmother Was Aghast When She Found out We’re Related To An Outlaw
**This article is based on nonfiction by actual events that were told to me by my grandmother; used with permission. My grandmother was a child bride at 16 years old. She had 11 children but sadly one would pass away in infancy. She was a very devoutly religious lady and decided one afternoon that she would go to a genealogy center and find out more about our family history. Her original goal was to learn if other young children had passed away in infancy. What she would learn would turn her world upside down.
Locating a 1930s era Speakeasy hidden in the woods.
We received information about a 1930's era speakeasy in the backwoods of North Alabama. After receiving permission from the landowner we were able to locate the location and using metal detectors we found these items that had been lost for years.