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George T. Stagg Distillery

 
 
George T. Stagg Distillery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 23, 2022
1. George T. Stagg Distillery Marker
Inscription.  
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance as an exceptional distillery complex with the associated post-prohibition expansion of the distilled spirits industry. The district contains a diverse collection of historic buildings and structures ranging in date from about 1880 to 1953 that provide an unparalleled opportunity to study the evolution of building types, building materials, and construction technology associated with the American whiskey industry.
2013
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceLandmarks. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
 
Location. 38° 13.004′ N, 84° 52.201′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Great Buffalo Trace and Fair Oaks Lane, on the left when traveling north on
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Great Buffalo Trace. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Building 28 (a few steps from this marker); Buffalo Trace Distillery - - Warehouse C (within shouting distance of this marker); Albert B. Blanton (within shouting distance of this marker); Firehouse Café (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Free House (about 400 feet away); Buffalo Trace (about 400 feet away); Warehouse H (about 500 feet away); Stony Point (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Also see . . .  George T. Stagg Distillery (PDF). National Register of Historic Places nomination for the site, which formed the basis for its designation as a National Historic Landmark. (National Archives) (Submitted on August 1, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
George T. Stagg Distillery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 23, 2022
2. George T. Stagg Distillery Marker
The marker is near the Buffalo Trace Distillery visitor center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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