1880

1880

Henry McKenna opens an office on Louisville’s Market Street to sell his whiskey, but was so successful, had to purchase “The Old Blue House” a year later. Later on he had to move his Lexington offices to Fourth Street near Main, a region that would...
Henry McKenna

Henry McKenna

Born in Draperstown, County Derry in Ireland in 1819, Henry McKenna moved to Nelson County, KY with his family at the age of 18. He worked in an Irish distillery before the move and when he came to America, he had no intentions of working in the whiskey industry at...