High Noon Talk: Bootlegging and the Balinese Room


February 1, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Catch the story behind one of Texas' most famous, or infamous, nightclubs.

Held on the first Wednesday of every month, High Noon Talks highlight interesting and often untold topics through this casual lunch-time lecture.

Program Details

At the dawn of the twentieth century, Galveston was a beacon of opportunity on the Texas Gulf Coast and home of organized crime and one of the state's most notorious nightclubs. Join author and historian Richard McCaslin for a talk on Galveston's famous crime family the recent book Galveston's Maceo Family Empire: Bootlegging and the Balinese Room.

Educators, to receive CPE credit, email education@thestoryoftexas.com

Support for the Bullock Museum's exhibitions and education programs provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.