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Buffalo Trace Distillery

Buffalo Trace Distillery is a distillery located in Frankfort, Kentucky. It has historically been known by several names, including most notably, the George T. Stagg Distillery and the O.F.C. Distillery.Its namesake bourbon brand, Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon whiskey, was introduced in August 1999. The company claims the distillery is the oldest continuously-operating distillery in the United States.Located on what the company claims was once an ancient buffalo crossing on the banks of the Kentucky River in Franklin County, the distillery is named after the American bison.

New Capitol Building

Kentucky's Capitol is the fourth permanent building since statehood in 1792. It was built to replace the earlier 1830 capitol, still standing in downtown Frankfort, which had become inadequate to accommodate the growing state government. A long and bitter quarrel among Louisville, Lexington and Frankfort over which city should be Kentucky's Capital finally ended in 1904, when the legislature voted to spend one million dollars for a new capitol to replace the 1830 capitol on the old public square in downtown Frankfort.

Salato Wildlife Education Center

From the lush, eastern mountains to rolling prairies-from lowland marshes to clear running streams-you''ll experience Kentucky''s diverse regional ecosystems and the wealth of fish, plants and animals that make this their home. There''s a lot to see and do. Inside, experience our Eastern Forest Diorama, get ip close to live snakes and giant turtles, learn about restored species, and wonder at native fish in large aquariums.

Thomas D. Clark Center for KY History

The Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History is the headquarters of KHS. A multimillion-dollar museum and research facility, the center features permanent and temporary exhibitions, a research library and a gift shop.The center contains an exhibition called "A Kentucky Journey" that covers the period from prehistoric times to the present. At the Martin F. Schmidt Research Library, which is a genealogical and history research library, researchers can access books, manuscripts, graphic collections and oral histories documenting the people and places of Kentucky's rich past.