Few People Realize That The Moonshine Capital Of The World Is In Franklin County, Virginia
Moonshine has a fascinating and complicated history. However, many people may not realize that it has strong roots in Virginia. And, in fact, there’s a country right here in the Old Dominion that lays claim to being the Moonshine Capital of the World. Whether you’re fascinated by the Prohibition Era or are curious to taste some authentic Virginia-crafted spirits, you’ll find there’s a lot to discover in Franklin County.
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A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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