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Old Forester Distilling Co., 119 West Main Street
Photographer: Duane and Tracy Marsteller
Taken: November 26, 2020
Caption: Old Forester Distilling Co., 119 West Main Street
Additional Description: The building, and the one next door at 117 West Main Street, were built around 1867 and used by various companies to store barrels of whiskey. Brown-Forman Corp. operated from 117 West Main between 1900 and 1919, when it moved to its current headquarters elsewhere in Louisville. The company acquired both West Main properties in 2016 and opened a $45 million distillery there in 2018.
Submitted: November 29, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Database Locator Identification Number: p553059
File Size: 3.011 Megabytes

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