Handmade pottery by the Cornelison Family since 1809

The oldest existing pottery west of the Alleghenies, Bybee Pottery is located in the small rural town of Bybee, among the southern hills of Madison County, Kentucky. The old log building has housed the equipment and business of the Bybee Pottery for over a century. It stands as a landmark of pioneered days. Legend states that this pottery was originally established in 1809, and actual sales records prove its existence as a thriving industry as early as 1845.

The process of mining the clay, grinding it in the antique pug mill, throwing and shaping it by hand into articles of ornamental... (more)

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