Westerville is known by many for their robust parks and recreation system and Historic Uptown District but did you know this neighborhood has a prohibition past? In the 1870s the town was known for the “Whiskey Wars”; a series of Saloon bombings during the period of American temperance. The Anti-Saloon League soon opened their national printing center headquarters in the town and it became known as the “Dry Capital of the World”. Unlike in the 1870s, Westerville now has plenty of places to grab a drink and some good food in the Historic Uptown District. The town has a historic core with many newer developments and subdivisions extending into neighboring Delaware County.