St. Croix County Historical Society presents Northern Moon Book Club at the Octagon House Museum, 1004 Third Street, Hudson, WI. The book club will be reading the “Northern Moon” trilogy of historic fiction by author Phil Peterson, Sr. Explore the impact of Prohibition on western Wisconsin during the Octagon House Museum’s summer book club. The book club meetings will be held at the Octagon House Museum on the porch reception area.
On Sunday, June 9th at 4 p.m. the book club will review book 1 “Northern Moon: Prohibition, Moonshine, and the Family Farm”
This first book in the trilogy of historical fiction focuses on the impact of Prohibition on the upper Midwest. The story takes place within a 100-mile radius of St. Croix Fall, Wisconsin and includes many instances that actually occurred. During the 1930s farmers were desperate to save their family farms, some turned to a new harvest crop called moonshine. “Northern Moon” depicts the exciting story of Prohibition’s impact on local farmers, businessmen and local law enforcement.
The book club is open to any readers who are interested in Prohibition and reading the “Northern Moon” trilogy.