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Versailles in Woodford County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Labrot & Graham Distillery

 
 
Labrot & Graham Distillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 9, 2015
1. Labrot & Graham Distillery Marker
Inscription.
Labrot & Graham Distillery
has been designated a
National
Historic Landmark

This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America


2000
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 2000 by the National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 6.77′ N, 84° 48.6′ W. Marker is in Versailles, Kentucky, in Woodford County. Marker can be reached from McCracken Pike (Kentucky Route 1659) 2 miles west of Versailles Road (U.S. 60). Touch for map. Take U.S. Highway 60 to Steele Road in Woodford County. Follow Steele Road to KY Highway 1659 and follow signs to distillery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7855 McCracken Pike, Versailles KY 40383, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); Buena Vista / Todd House (approx. 5.1 miles away); Lexington & Ohio R.R.
The Woodford Reserve Distillery short history. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 9, 2015
2. The Woodford Reserve Distillery short history.
(approx. 5.2 miles away); Upper Benson Church (approx. 6 miles away); Woodford County Courthouse (approx. 6 miles away); Kentucky's Executive Mansion (approx. 6.2 miles away); A Civil War Reprisal (approx. 6.2 miles away); Melodye Park (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Labrot & Graham Distillery. Now named the Woodford Reserve Distillery, formerly known as the Old Oscar Pepper Distillery and later the Labrot & Graham Distillery.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on Woodford Reserve. (Submitted on May 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Explore Kentucky on Labrot and Graham Distillery. (Submitted on May 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Distillery building circa 1840. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 9, 2015
3. Distillery building circa 1840.
Sources of flavors of Bourbon. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 9, 2015
4. Sources of flavors of Bourbon.
Bourbon pot stills. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 9, 2015
5. Bourbon pot stills.
Oak barrels filling room. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 9, 2015
6. Oak barrels filling room.
Distillery building & rails used to move barrels. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 9, 2015
7. Distillery building & rails used to move barrels.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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