Stamping Ground in Scott County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Buffalo Springs - Local residents and industry used the spring. A tanyard operated in Stamping Ground as early as 1814, and ca. 1869 a whiskey distillery opened on the site. In late 1934 the new Buffalo Springs Distillery opened. Water works was developed in 1934. Later owners were Stagg Co. (1941) and Schenley Distillery (1951). It closed, 1968. Presented by Stamping Ground Woman's Club. (Marker Number 2091.)
Location. 38° 16.273′ N, 84° 41.244′ W. Marker is in Stamping Ground, Kentucky, in Scott County. Marker can be reached from Woodlake Road south of Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Located in Buffalo Springs Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stamping Ground KY 40379, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Stamping Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Stonetown (approx. half a mile away); Branham's Mill / Galloway Pike Iron Bridge (approx. 3.2 miles away); Switzer Covered Bridge (approx. 4.1 miles away); St. Francis Church (approx. 4½ miles away); U.S. Vice President (approx. 5.9 miles away); Choctaw Indian Academy (approx. 6.1 miles away); Cardome (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stamping Ground.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2014, by Kevin Nowaczyk of Georgetown, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. 3. submitted on September 9, 2014. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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