The Sandford Duncan Inn is a stagecoach inn referred to as a spot the place males would meet to traditionally duel on the notorious Linkumpinch Farm. In 1822, husband and spouse, Sandford and Dorothy Duncan, opened the roadside inn to offer meals, drinks and shelter to vacationers on the Louisville and Nashville Turnpike.
The close by space was thought-about no-man’s land between Kentucky and Tennessee and for a few years no one knew to which state the world belonged and which legal guidelines would apply. This dueling floor was a few mile south of the Duncans’ inn.
Right now, the inn is operated by Simpson County Tourism and is a satellite tv for pc location for Franklin’s craft bourbon distillery, Dueling Grounds Distillery. The distillery’s bourbon Linkumpinch is called for the farm that’s so traditionally rooted in Franklin’s historical past.
Visitors can take a tour of the inn, the property, and the household cemetery, after which enterprise inside for a bourbon tasting. This 12 months marks the second season the inn is open often for public excursions every week. Guests can cease by Thursday, Friday, or Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm via the month of October. Throughout this summer time, skilled dueling demonstrations can be held every month on the next dates – July 7 and 21 at 1 pm, Aug. 4 and 18 at 1 pm, Sept. 1 and eight at 1 pm and Oct. 6 at 1 pm.
Tour and Tasting tickets will be bought on the Sandford Duncan Inn in-person, positioned at 5083 Nashville Highway, or on-line upfront by visiting www.duelinggroundsdistillery.com For these occupied with visiting the distillery, a ticket bought on the inn features a tour of Dueling Grounds Distillery positioned simply into city at 208 Harding Highway.
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