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Burks' Makers Mark Distillery, Loretto, Marion County, KY



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Location
Loretto vicinity, KY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER KY-19
Building/structure dates: 1889 initial construction
National Register Number: 74000893
Significance: Represents the growth of distilling as a major industry in Kentucky, after the Pinckney Treaty gave U.S. citizens to unhampered passage down the Mississippi to New Orleans. It also marks the development of bourbon into a distinctive liquor marketed worldwide.

Subjects
Distilling Industries
Distilleries
Beverage Industry


Related Names
Burks, George R.
Johnson, William Gus, Photographer
Crawford, C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH VIEW OF FACADE ELEVATION OF STILL HOUSE.
2. EAST VIEW OF SIDE ELEVATION OF STILL HOUSE.
3. SOUTH VIEW OF FACADE ELEVATION OF BOTTLING HOUSE.
4. SOUTHWEST VIEW OF 2/3 FACADE ELEVATION OF BOTTLING HOUSE.
5. WEST VIEW OF BOTTLING HOUSE AND STILL HOUSE


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