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OLLI-USF: Tampa Navigates Prohibition Laws and Loopholes

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

OLLI-USF: Tampa Navigates Prohibition Laws and Loopholes

Discover the captivating story of how Tampa navigated the era of Prohibition, exploring its origins, inventive strategies, colorful personalities, and enduring impact. Delve into a world where every stratum of society, from housewives to rumrunners, moonshiners, saloon keepers, cops, and judges, played a part in this transformative period in our history. History Center docents Shelley Blood, Carl Zielonka, and Janet Lorenzo lead this course on Sept. 25, Oct. 2 and 9 from 10 a.m. to noon. Sign up today through OLLI-USF and join via Zoom.

Register through the OLLI-USF website. The OLLI-USF member fee (not the course fee) will be waived for History Center members by calling Charise Dixon at (813) 974-5848 or email [email protected].




September 25
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Tampa Bay History Center
801 Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602 United States


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at USF (OLLI-USF)
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Museum hours

The history center is open daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

**Galleries are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas and open until 3 p.m. on Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

Admission prices

Adult: $16.95
College Student: $14.95
Senior (60+): $14.95
Youth (7-17): $12.95
Child (0-6): Free
Members: Free

**First responders and veterans may receive discounted admission at Visitor Services.

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