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Distillery to build family-friendly destination in Kentucky

April 16, 2021 GMT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky distillery startup is planning to build a 300-acre campus that will employ about 126 workers, the governor’s office said.

Log Still Distillery is investing $24 million in a second phase of its project to revive a historic site in Nelson County. The company said it is building a family-friendly tourism destination in the heart of Kentucky’s bourbon industry.

The project’s second phase will create jobs in hospitality, event operations, restaurant and distillery operations, the governor’s office said. A bed and breakfast on the property welcomed its first guests earlier this year.

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“This project will be one of the most unique and inviting experiences that any community could have,” Nelson County Judge executive Dean Watts said.