Saving Stories: The Heaven Hill Distillery Fire - 20 Years On

Nov 8, 2016

This week marks the twentieth anniversary of the devastating fire at Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardstown.  In this episode of Saving Stories, WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Dr. Doug Boyd of the Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries about the fire and its somewhat surprising aftermath.

Flames threaten to overtake the Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardstown on November 7, 1996.
Credit WHAS TV

You can learn more about the Heaven Hill story by subscribing to the Nunn Center's new podcast series, the Wisdom Project.