Historical Marker #944 in Bardstown (Nelson County) commemorates steamboat innovator John Fitch, whose pioneering work helped set the stage for a transportation revolution. Fitch was born on January 21, 1743, in Windsor, Connecticut. He first…

Historical Marker #2104 in Louisville notes the historical significance of that city’s Main Street whiskey firms. Louisville’s rise to become Kentucky’s largest city in the nineteenth century was due in large part to its location on the Ohio…

Historical Marker #2103 in Louisville notes the significance of the “Old Forester” brand, which was the first commercially bottled bourbon. It will likely never be known who produced the first bourbon distilled in Kentucky. The spirits’ history…