A new tour in Owen Sound will highlight the prohibition era and being last dry city in Canada.
Tourism Marketing Co-ordinator Paulette Peirol says "Corkscrew City Tour" will offer a new experience that will bring to life the days of prohibition a century ago, in what was then known as “Corkscrew Town.”
Peirol says guests will be on the "Beer Bus"" and meet the saints and sinners of yesterday and the brew masters of today here in Owen Sound, the birthplace of the prohibition movement and the last dry city in Canada.
Stops on the tour include ; Seldon House, Damnation Corners, Salvation Corners, King George Hotel, Site of the Queen's Hotel, Coulson's British Hotel, Old Post Office, Paterson House, Ginger Press Bookstore & Cafe, F.N. D'Orr LePan Store, Temperance Union Headquarters
She says they will be making a stop at Grey Roots to visit the "Saints & Sinners” exhibit, Mudtown Station and Kilannan brewery.
Historian and author Richard Thomas will be leading the excursions.
Tours dates are June 22, July 20, August 17, and September 14. Seating is limited and tickets must be booked in advance through the Beer Bus at (705) 994-4346.
You can also visit www.corkscrewcitytour.ca for more information.
We love when a great thing becomes even better! Hop on the Beer Bus for a trip back in time and fill your flasks at the hippest watering holes in Owen Sound during the new Corkscrew City Tour! Learn more or reserve your spot now! -->> https://t.co/P5P6mpfKES pic.twitter.com/nPgMlkkGFE— City of Owen Sound (@CityOwenSound) June 13, 2018