Frazier History Museum

Apr
23
1:45 PM13:45

Live Performance: Jack Daniel's Stillhand - 3rd Floor Speakeasy

Told from the point of view of a stillhand who could have worked at the Jack Daniel distillery in Lynchburg, TN, near the turn of the last century, this interpretation details the pressures – social, political, personal – that Jack Daniel would have faced. It takes place in February 1909, shortly after Tennessee passed legislation which essentially prohibited the sale and manufacture of alcohol in the state, almost ten years before nationwide prohibition.

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Apr
26
2:30 PM14:30

Live Performance: Jack Daniel's Stillhand - 3rd Floor Speakeasy

Told from the point of view of a stillhand who could have worked at the Jack Daniel distillery in Lynchburg, TN, near the turn of the last century, this interpretation details the pressures – social, political, personal – that Jack Daniel would have faced. It takes place in February 1909, shortly after Tennessee passed legislation which essentially prohibited the sale and manufacture of alcohol in the state, almost ten years before nationwide prohibition.

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Apr
20
3:45 PM15:45

Live Performance: The Runaway - 1st Floor Brown-Forman Theatre

Based on accounts about the Underground Railroad in New Albany and Louisville during the 1850’s, as well as accounts of life on along the Ohio river during that period, this interpretation imagines the hardships a runaway would have faced in this area and the support a freedman working on a steamboat could have provided a fugitive.

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