Burks' Makers Mark Distillery, Loretto, Marion County, KY
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
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.
Burks, George R.
Johnson, William Gus, Photographer
Crawford, C., Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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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