Revisiting Prohibition: 100 years after ratification, local writer pens history of illegal booze in Seattle and environs
Last updated 4/17/2019 at Noon
Brad Holden has a regular 9-to-5 job. It pays the bills.
But in his spare time, the Esperance resident and Edmonds Historical Museum docent is a self-described “urban archeologist” who rummages through estate sales, flea markets and swap meets searching for items of local historical significance.
One such discovery helped lead to the publication of his first book: “Seattle Prohibition: Bootleggers, Rumrunners & Graft in the Queen City.” It will be released by...