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Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History

Located in Spalding Hall, this museum chronicles the history of the American Whiskey industry. The collection includes rare documents, advertising posters and other memorabilia from pre-Colonial days through the 1960s. Also displayed are a confiscated copper still that belonged to George Washington and a number of pre-Prohibition whiskey bottles and containers, including a 1854 E.C. Booz bottle, the brand from which the word 'booze' originated. Tours of the museum are available.

Location: 114 North 5th Street, Bardstown Kentucky 40004 Telephone 502-348-2999

Other History nearby:
(Hodgenville) Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
(Lexington) Aviation Museum of Kentucky
(Lexington) Aviation Museum of Kentucky
(Bardstown) Bardstown Historical Museum
(Elizabethtown) Brown-Pusey Community House
(Louisville) Cave Hill Cemetery

10/01 Coming to The Bardstown area
Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair Cincinnati OH May4 The Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair is a combination of nearly 50 local clay artisans who exhibits and sells their unique ceramic creations.
Lotus World Music and Arts Festival Bloomington IN May10 The annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival celebrates the diversity, beauty, and joy of music and arts from cultures around the world.
International Bar-B-Q Festival Owensboro KY May10-11 The Owensboro riverfront becomes a hub of activity when cooking teams gather to compete with their secret recipes for barbecue.
Historic Newburgh Wine, Art and Jazz Festival Newburgh IN May17-18 There will be non stop jazz, wonderful wines, great food, and the opportunity to browse and purchase local art. All of this overlooking the beautiful Ohio River at the Old Lock & Dam Park.
Stucky Music Festival Park City KY May17-18 It is a hard economic time and Stucky Musical Festival would like to remain a low cost event that gives both musicians and local companies a place to promote themselves, as well as sell their merchandise. Proceeds will go to growing this festival so that it can continue on and to a local charity that helps children have opportunity to participate in music and art.
CincItalia the Cincinnati Italian Festival Cincinnati OH May17-19 Come early and be dazzled by CincItalia's Italian Auto Show and enriched by our traditional Italian Statue Procession.