Near Augusta in Bracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Bracken County Wine
This last remaining wine cellar has 3-foot-thick walls of native limestone and a vaulted ceiling.
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1213.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 46.137′ N, 83° 59.673′ W. Marker is near Augusta, Kentucky, in Bracken County. Marker is on Augusta chatham Road (Kentucky Route 19) north of Mary Ingles Highway (Kentucky Route 8), on the left when traveling south. It it at the Baker-Bird Distillery and Winery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4465 Augusta Chatham Rd, Augusta KY 41002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 Bracken County, 1796 (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Foster Inspiration (approx. 0.4 miles away); Augusta College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Augusta World War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Augusta In Civil War (approx. 0.7 miles away); Philip Buckner (1747-1820) (approx. 0.8 miles away); Augusta Confederate Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Utopia (approx. 3.4 miles away in Ohio). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
More about this marker. The Baker-Bird Distillery and Winery is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.
Also see . . . Baker Bird Winery History Video (10½ minutes).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the wine cellar. • Can you help?