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Bardstown, Kentucky

Bardstown, Kentucky is a city in and the seat of Nelson County. Settled in the 1780s, Bardstown is one of the oldest cities in Kentucky with a current population of just over 14,000. Bardstown's historic district includes sites such as the Federal Hill estate, which was the inspiration for the state song, "My Old Kentucky Home"; and The Old Talbott Tavern, built in 1779 and visited by several notable Americans, including Abraham Lincoln and Daniel Boone. Bullet holes in an upstairs wall are believed to have been put there by Jesse James. The Bardstown community has been recognized as one of the "100 Best Small Towns in America", whose leaders have forged a balance of tradition, progressiveness, and historic preservation.

Bardstown boasts the trademarked title "Bourbon Capital of the World". Many distilleries operate in and around Bardstown, including Jim Beam, Maker's Mark, Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc., and the Barton 1792 Distillery. The regional production of bourbon is celebrated annually with the Kentucky Bourbon Festival. In addition, the public can learn more about this aspect of local history by visiting the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey.

Bardstown, Kentucky's ongoing history of industry and historic preservation put it in a high risk category for asbestos exposure. Workers and others who have worked with and/or around asbestos may be at risk for developing asbestos cancer. If you were exposed to asbestos in Bardstown, you may benefit from seeking the advice of an asbestos lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Bardstown

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Bardstown where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • Bardstown Asphalt Plant
  • Barton Brands Incorporated
  • Barton Distilling Company
  • Fairfield Distillers Inc.
  • Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc
  • Independent Distilleries
  • J.T.S. Browns Sons Company
  • Lily Tulip Cup Corporation
  • Nazareth College
  • Shawhan Distillery Company
  • Tom Moore Distillery Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Bardstown, Kentucky

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Bardstown, Kentucky. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.

James Graham Brown Cancer Center
529 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40292

Distance: 33.4 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Bardstown, Kentucky

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Bardstown, Kentucky. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Timothy W. Mullett
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
138 Leader Avenue
Lexington, KY 40506

Distance: 56.6 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Bardstown, Kentucky

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Kentucky, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

Asbestos Related News in Kentucky

$1 Billion Asbestos Lawsuit Filed Against Morehead State University

A 61-year-old man filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Morehead State University for health problems he says resulted from asbestos exposure during his time there.

Mesothelioma Victim's Widow Denied Retrial by Kentucky Court of Appeals

Kentucky Court of Appeals Denies Widow New Trial in Husband's Wrongful Death Suit

Asbestos Exposure Across the U.S.

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog


January 11, 2017
Jillian McKee

New Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Tests Immunotherapy Before Surgery

“Last fall, the Baylor College of Medicine Mesothelioma Treatment Center began running a new clinical trial that looks at how to use immunotherapy and surgery together as a more effective way to treat mesothelioma – an extremely rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.”