New in the collection: Souvenir moonshine jug

Moonshine mini-jugs were once found in souvenir shops coast to coast, but nowhere as commonly as in — how did you guess! — North Carolina.

State Capitol? Check. Mount Mitchell State Park? Check. USS North Carolina? Check….

This jug from the Cherokee Reservation seems less comical than poignant, given Native Americans’ long struggle with alcoholism and addiction.

 

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