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Jack Daniel's Antique Bottles and Jugs
Many of the bottles and jugs in our photo gallery are on display at Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennnessee, which is about 70 miles south of Nashville on Route 55 off of Interstate 24. Next time when you are in the neighborhood, it's definitely worth stoppying by this hostorical site and witness their whiskey production and enjoy the southern hospitality.
Left photo is the nation's oldest registered distillery founder, Jasper Newton Daniel. He was born in 1850, one of 13 children. He was raised by a family friend, Dan Call family at the age of seven, who he learned distilling business from. In September of 1863 when Jack was only 13 years old, Dan Call's congregation convinced him that he should concentrate solely on uplifting people in town rather than selling them whiskeys. He was also a Lutheran minister in town. So Call decided to sell his still to his young partner, Jack.
Jack Daniel was a short man with a large ambition. To mark his 21st birthday, he went on a shopping spree in the city. When he returned, he was dressed in a forman knee-length frock coat and a broad-brimmed planter's hat. It was to became his daily uniform for the rest of his life. These who were acquainted with the man claim, "Once he got something the way he liked it, he never changed it." He was never married or had a child in his life.
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