WOSU News Archives For: October 2, 2011

Westerville Played Key Role In Prohibition

Once the national headquarters of the Anti-Saloon League, the building is now part of the Westerville Public Library
2, 2011

Ohio and the city of Westerville played prominent roles in the constitutional ban on the manufacture and sale of alcohol. The city was the home of the powerful Anti-Saloon League which led the fight for the 18th Amendment. WOSU’s Sam Hendren has the story of the Central Ohio community once known as “The Dry Capital of the World.”