LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A 50-year-old congressional resolution designating bourbon as America's native spirit is going on display in the heart of bourbon country.
The resolution will be showcased starting Friday at a new exhibit at the Frazier History Museum in Louisville.
Kentucky Distillers' Association President Eric Gregory calls it one of the most cherished pieces of bourbon history. He says the document recognizes bourbon as being distinctly American.
KDA board Chairman Joe Fraser says it's the first time Senate Concurrent Resolution 19 has left the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C., since it was adopted by Congress in May 1964.
The KDA says the resolution is on a six-month loan from the National Archives as part of a bourbon history exhibit that includes distillery artifacts.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Total solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What makes Monday's eclipse so special is that it will cut diagonally across the entire...More >>
Total solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What makes Monday's eclipse so special is that it will cut diagonally across the entire United...More >>
Thursday, June 8 2017 2:45 PM EDT2017-06-08 18:45:13 GMT
There are still a few tickets left for Thursday's Muslim prayer service to honor Muhammad Ali. But there are none left for the interfaith memorial on Friday. Muslims have traveled from all over the world to pay...More >>
The mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia, is calling on the governor to convene an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to allow the city to remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Mayor Mike Signer's...More >>