- Item 16096 - Portland City Hall Rum Room, ca. 1930
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- Item 16096
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The "Rum Room" at Portland City Hall with deputy sheriffs sitting on seized illegal alcohol.Show Details
From the time Maine went dry in 1851 until the repeal of Prohibition in 1934, each town in Maine had a Rum Room where seized liquor was stored, then dumped into sewers, rivers, or the ocean.