Lynchburg, Tennessee: Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour - Safe That Killed Daniel

A highlight of the Jack Daniel's Distillery tour; he kicked the safe and the infection from his damaged toe soon killed him.

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Jack Daniel's distillery tour

A great facility for visitors and entertaining tour of the distillery that has been making whiskey since 1868. No free samples however (by law) :(

[Eddie Bowers, 06/10/2002]

Exhibits the floor safe that killed Jack Daniels. He kicked it in anger, then succumbed to an infection that started in his injured toe.

Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour - Safe That Killed Daniel

Jack Daniel's Distillery

280 Lynchburg Hwy, Lynchburg, TN
I-24 exit 81A (Murfreesboro/Shelbyville). US Hwy 231 south into Shelbyville. Turn left at the fourth traffic light in Shelbyville, onto Highway 82. This dead-ends at Highway 55. Turn right and drive three miles into Lynchburg.
Tours 9 am - 4:30 pm. (Call to verify)
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