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By Chris Dorer

ISBN-10: 1467114421

ISBN-13: 9781467114424

ISBN-10: 1531671470

ISBN-13: 9781531671471

initially referred to as Alta Villa (the �high place�), Little Italy used to be settled in 1915 by means of a gaggle of northern Italian immigrants who got here to Arkansas searching for a chance to accomplish the yank dream. although smaller than different Italian colonies within the nation, like Tontitown or Lake Village, Little Italy�s centralized situation and expert winemakers created the proper surroundings for a Prohibition-era oasis the place important Arkansans might buy fresh, secure alcohol at a time whilst hundreds of thousands through the state had died as a result of toxic, alcoholic brews. spotting the worth of this operation, nearby politicians allowed the citizens of Little Italy to proceed generating wine and cognac, therefore developing the neighborhood as a nearby interest and a favored weekend go back and forth destination.

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