Interview with George Geoghegan, III, January 29, 2014

Project: Bourbon in Kentucky: Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project

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George Geoghegan III is the great-grandson of T.B. Ripy who operated a distillery in Tyrone, Kentucky. In this video, Geohagan gives a tour of the T.B. Ripy House, explains how the house has been remodeled over the years and the work that is currently being done to restore the historic house. He talks about his family heritage going back to T.B. Ripy and talks about the various family members who have lived in the house over the years.

He talks about T.B. Ripy's business partnership with John Dowling and the distilleries and mills they operated. He discusses the Waterfill and Frazier Distillery Company which operated in Mexico during Prohibition.

Geoghegan discusses his desire to renovate the T.B. Ripy House as a bed and breakfast to become part of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

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2014oh016_bik038

Interviewee Name

George Geoghegan, III

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Joanna Hay

Brittany Allison

Interview Date

2014-01-29

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III, George Geoghegan, Interview by Joanna Hay. 29 Jan. 2014. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

III, G.G. (2014, January 29). Interview by J.. Hay. Bourbon in Kentucky: Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

III, George Geoghegan,, interview by Joanna Hay. January 29, 2014, Bourbon in Kentucky: Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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