Durham tour will highlight Omaha's bootleggers

August 20, 2014

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The UNMC community is invited to take part in the Durham Museum's latest River City History Tour -- "Last Call for Alcohol: Omaha's Bootlegging History."

On Sept. 3, the museum's education team will host a wide-ranging tour aboard Ollie the Trolley, featuring information on Omaha's bootlegging past, based on a 1931 federal indictment against some of the city's most notorious criminals.

  • What: A Durham River City History Tour: "Last Call for Alcohol: Omaha's Bootlegging History."
  • Date: Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Infusion Brewing Company, 6115 Maple St.
  • Time: Meet at 5 p.m., trolley departs at 5:45 p.m., returning to Infusion at 7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $10

The tour will last approximately 90 minutes. Reservations are required, as there is a maximum capacity of 40 guests. To register, please e-mail the public relations events coordinator and send payment by Aug. 29 to:

  • Anna Kirshenbaum
  • UNMC Public Relations Department
  • ZIP 5230

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