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Culture & Cocktails Thomas Kennedy with Tom Riford

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Date
February 9, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location:
Miller House Museum
135 W. Washington St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
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Phone:
301.797.8782
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Cost:
$15

Enjoy a drink and have a think! At Culture & Cocktails, a lecture program at
the Miller House Museum, a a historical topic will be tackled  with the help of a
little liquid fortitude.

In February, they'll be hosting Tom Riford, executive director of the new
Thomas Kennedy Center, to speak about the man behind the center. A prominent
Maryland politician, Kennedy was most well-known for spearheading what was
called the "Jew Bill," which granted crucial basic rights to Jewish citizens
in the early 1800s.

The specialty drink is the whiskey sour — a timeless classic that actually dates
back to the late 1700s as a preventative treatment for scurvy. British Navy
sailors added lemon or lime juice to watered-down rum rations — and voila,
the sour was born! Americans added the iconic whiskey to the drink, which
became a popular favorite by the early 1800s.

Your ticket price will include your first drink, and refills will be
available for a small fee. This event is for adults ages 21 and older,
please! For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch!