You’re Invited: Louisa Nelson Awards at Green Brier Distillery, Sept. 18 

My great-great grandmother may have looked all prim and repressed in her high-necked 19th-century garb (see portrait above), but Louisa Nelson was made of strong stuff. When her husband Charles died in 1891, she picked up the reins of his whiskey company, becoming one of the first women in the country to run a commercial … Continue reading You’re Invited: Louisa Nelson Awards at Green Brier Distillery, Sept. 18