First Legal Liquor Store - Greenville, Mississippi
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 33° 23.986 W 091° 02.148
15S E 682669 N 3697330
Quick Description: Historical marker commemorating the end of prohibition in Mississippi in 1966.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 2/17/2008 5:33:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM366P
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member jdwms_1950
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Long Description:

First Legal Liquor Store

On August 6, 1966, the first legal liquor store in Mississippi following prohibition opened here.  The "Jigger & Jug," owned by the Azar brothers, was a prototypical self-serve package liquor store.  Mississippi, which had banned the manufacturing and sale of alcohol in 1907, was the last state to end prohibition. ~ text of marker

Date Installed:: 2004/01/01

Organization that placed the object:: Mississippi Department of Archives and History

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