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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

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