Frankfort, KY.
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Gaines & Co. owned and operated the Hermitage and the Old Crow distilleries.

Read more about this company in the following article:
Edson Bradley: Washington’s Whiskey Millionaire, by Jack Sullivan

The company used the brand names:
"Hermitage", "Hermitage", "Hermitage", "Old Crow", "Old Crow", "Old Crow", "Old Crow", "Old Crow", "Old Crow Distillery", "Old Crow Distillery Woodford Co., Ky.", "Old Hermitage Bourbon", "Old Hermitage Rye", and "W. A. Gaines."

Business name timeline:
Gaines, Berry & Co. (1868), W A Gaines & Co. (1884-1919)

Address timeline:
Main, SW cor Ann (1868), office: 313-315 Main (1884-1908), 231 W Main (1910-1919)

Business category timeline (abbreviations decoded below):

Years that company appeared in directories
Years directories were consulted
Frankfort directory notes

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Appearance in directories:
1868, 1884, 1908, 1910, 1912, 1914, 1917, 1919

Directories consulted:
1868, 1884, 1908, 1910, 1912, 1914, 1917, 1919

Frankfort directory notes:
W = Liquor Dealers, D = distillers. Distillers only for 1884, 1908. Have saloons for 1908, 1910, 1912, 1914, not logged into database.

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