Booze and Broads: Easton's Days as the "Little Apple" during Prohibition


Join historian Richard Hope for a glimpse into the real-life characters and events that shaped Easton’s racy past as a hot spot for Prohibition booze, gambling, and bawdy houses.

Hear tales of the cops and crooks in Easton’s beer business, famous “Madam” Moetta Newhart, the Jack Buckles extortion gang, shotgun murders and bombings, sensationalized allegations of a “white slavery” ring, and more.

Free with museum admission or $5 program only. Copies of Richard’s new book The Little Apple: Easton, PA During Prohibition will be available to purchase.