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Bourbon’s Backroads: A Journey Through Kentucky’s Distilling Landscape

February 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Join us as we discuss an essential topic in Kentucky history:  bourbon!  UK’s Dr. Karl Raitz blends geographical and historical research to explore the development of the bourbon industry and its relationship to the Kentucky landscape.  Come and learn more about how our “native spirit” has shaped the Commonwealth!  Copies of Dr. Raitz’s newly published book, Bourbon’s Backroads, will be available for sale and signing following the presentation.

Cost: $8.00.  Free for KHS Members!  Payment will be taken the day of at the front desk of the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. Dessert and coffee will be served. Reservations not required unless ordering a boxed lunch.

Price includes museum admission so feel free to explore our exhibits the rest of the day!

Participants are welcome to bring a lunch if desired or may order a boxed lunch for an additional $10.00. Boxed lunch orders and payment must be received by Friday, Jan. 31.  Lunch orders canceled after 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31 will not be refunded. To order call 502-782-8070 or emailing [email protected].

Boxed lunch options:

  • Italian Turkey: served on rosemary schiacciata with Provolone cheese, Green Leaf lettuce, Roma tomatoes, and red onions with a side of Italian sandwich sauce.  Comes with kettle chips, jumbo artisan cookie, and a soft drink or bottled water.
  • Southern Egg Salad Scoop (vegetarian): a scoop of 3 Peas favorite Southern Egg Salad, served in a beefsteak tomato.  Comes with Captain’s Wafers crackers, kettle chips, jumbo artisan cookie, and a soft drink or bottled water.

Gluten-free options available – please indicate when you order if a gluten-free lunch is needed.


February 7, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History
100 W Broadway St
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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