Press Release: Locust Grove’s America Uncorked: A Spirited Rebellion


Contact: Harlan Dawkins

Marketing Coordinator


Locust Grove’s America Uncorked: A Spirited Rebellion

WHAT: Join us as we welcome Author Brady Crytzer for May’s America Uncorked. This month we explore the complexities of Whiskey Rebellion and its reverberations through the fledgling nation. Gain a deeper understanding of the struggles faced by both individuals and industries during this transformative period in American history. Don’t miss this enlightening conversation that brings the past to life and highlights its relevance to our present-day society. After the discussion, Brady Crytzer will be available for a book signing of his new book, The Whiskey Rebellion. Brady Crytzer’s book, The Whiskey Rebellion, will be available for purchase from the Museum Store. The Museum Store will be open throughout the evening.

Brady J. Crytzer teaches history at Robert Morris University. He is the winner of the 2023 Judge Robert K. Woltz History Award. A specialist in the Imperial History of North America, Crytzer is a narrator and commentator on the hit cable series “Into the Wild Frontier” on INSP and “Lawmen and Outlaws” on Fox Nation. He has been featured on NBC Peacock, FOX Nation, and SiriusXM. He is the host of the weekly hit podcast “Dispatches: The Podcast of the Journal of the American Revolution.” Crytzer is the host of the cable series Battlefield Pennsylvania on the Pennsylvania Cable Network, and the winner of the Donna J. McKee and Donald S. Kelly Awards for Outstanding Scholarship and Service in History. His work has been featured in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Journal of the American Revolution, Pennsylvania Heritage, Game News, and Muzzleloader Magazine. His work has been reviewed in Publisher’s Weekly, Booklist, The Journal of Southern History, The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, and The Journal of Military History.

America Uncorked is sponsored by the General Society of Colonial Wars and the Society of Colonial Wars Kentucky.

Admission is $25 for nonmembers and $22 for Locust Grove members. You can purchase your tickets here.

WHERE: Historic Locust Grove  

               561 Blankenbaker Lane  

               Louisville, KY 40207  

WHEN: Thursday, May 16, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

ABOUT: Historic Locust Grove is a National Historic Landmark whose mission is to preserve and interpret the remaining 55-acres of William Croghan’s estate, Locust Grove, with its circa 1792 historic house, grounds, and collection of period furnishings as examples of early nineteenth-century America, and to share the stories of the many people who contributed to the history of the site, emphasizing the lives and experiences of General George Rogers Clark, Revolutionary War figure and founder of Louisville, the Croghan family, and the nearly 100 people enslaved at Locust Grove from 1792-1856. Locust Grove tells the story of Louisville’s history through agriculture, conservation, distilling, and special events, while offering diverse experiences that capture the story of the site and educates the community and visitors about where Louisville begins.

Locust Grove is located at 561 Blankenbaker Lane (between Brownsboro Road and River Road), Louisville, KY 40207. For more information, please contact Harlan Dawkins, Marketing Coordinator at or call 502.897.9845.