Luminary History 170 Years ago
Distilling, says the North American, is carried on in Pennsylvania on a grand scale. It exceeds in quantity any other two states in the Union. There are 707 Distilleries in this State, which annually manufactures 8,784,138. In Massachusetts there are but 37 establishments, which distill over five million gallons, a fact disgraceful to that State. New York is the next in amount, where there are 38 distilleries, which manufactured last year over four millions of gallons.