Pennsylvania pubs where
rabble-rousers and rum runners
stirred up revolutions
From Sunbury Press
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Take a pub crawl through 12 Pennsylvania taverns with rebellious pasts, where the stakes were high and the rum was flowing. Meet the scalawags and insurrectionists of the American Revolution, Whiskey Rebellion, the boozy Fries Rebellion, the tumultuous Canal Era, the Underground Railroad, the Battle of Gettysburg (and the making of the movie!), the Molly Maguires, and Prohibition.
Explore every nook, cranny, fireside, hiding place, secret door, hidden tunnel, and gallows. With her inquisitive nature and cheeky humor, author M. Diane McCormick uncovers the quirks and historical marvels that you won’t find on the back of the menu.
Meet Diane, freelance writer with a nosy nature. Writer for magazines, newspapers, and businesses. Digging for the stories of people and places in our lives, and telling them with humanity and humor.