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History of The Anti-Saloon League

For decades, Westerville was the home of The Anti-Saloon League — the nation’s most powerful and effective prohibition organization. Historians Beth Weinhardt and Ed Lentz explain how this small Ohio town played an outsize role in one of the most divisive chapters in U.S. history.

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Westerville

On the season finale, see how history shaped the Westerville, Ohio, we know today — from the Underground Railroad to the Temperance Movement. Once known as the Dry Capital of the World, Westerville was home to The Anti-Saloon League, as well as stops on the Underground Railroad. See how the city honors this history today.

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Westerville Preview

On the season finale, see how history shaped the Westerville we know today — from the Underground Railroad to the Temperance Movement. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, May 24 on WOSU TV!

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