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Prohibition and Saranac Lake

October 15, 2011
By HOWARD RILEY (hjriley@adelphia.net) , Adirondack Daily Enterprise

There are so many stories that surface about the roaring 20's because that decade was a time of fast cars, fast women and gangsters all brought about by the law known as the Volstead Act. That law prohibited (thus Prohibition) the sale of alcoholic beverages in the United States. It was actually passed as the 18th Amendment in 1919 and not repealed until 1933.

 
 
 

 

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