Couple Thinks They Found Prohibition-Era Booze In New Home

A former Connecticut couple moving into a Massachusetts home have found what they believe is a stash of Prohibition-era booze. 

The Patriot Ledger reports that Ian Sutherland and his girlfriend, Alexa Lee, found 56 dusty glass bottles and clay jugs containing what appears to be beer and moonshine shelved behind a false wall in their Quincy home. 

A contractor uncovered the hidden compartment while working in the basement in July after the couple had moved in. 

The head of the Quincy Historical Society says it's still too soon to know how long the bottles were hidden. Quincy, Massachusetts banned alcohol sales in 1880 amid the temperance movement. The house was built in 1910. 

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