• French Broad and Holston country, Tennessee

    Rhea, Matthew, 1785-1870

    Hand-drawn map of the French Broad and Holston rivers country showing Knoxville, Sevierville, and Maryville, Bays Mountain, roads, and various creeks and forks throughout the area. This map, along wit…

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  • Map of the Ocoee District (1837)

    Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850

    Map of the Ocoee District to elucidate the 4th report of G[erard] Troost, Geologist of the State of Tennessee. The Ocoee District lay in extreme southeastern corner of Tennessee and was the last part…

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  • Tennessee.

    Lucas, Fielding, Jr., 1781-1854

    A color map showing Tennessee roughly at the time of statehood in 1796, drawn by Lucas Fielding. This topographical map shows early counties, roads (including the Natchez Trace), crossings on the Tenn…

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  • Washington County, Tennessee, showing civil districts (1836)

    Map and field call description of Washington County civil district boundaries. Each district is named and numbered. County lines are drawn. Other features include Looking Glass Mountain, the Watauga R…

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  • Jackson County, Alabama

    Rhea, Matthew, 1795-1870

    Hand-drawn map of Jackson County, Alabama, with hand-colored county borders. The towns of Bellefonte, Bolivar, Sauty [Sauta] Cave, and Woodville are shown. Geographic features include the Tennessee Ri…

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  • A map of the American Indian nations, adjoining to the Mississippi, west & east Florida, Georgia, s. & n. Carolina, Virginia, &c

    Lodge, John, -1796, Adair, James, approximately 1709-1783

    Map from James Adair's History of the American Indians. It shows the location of various tribes across much of present-day eastern United States. Rivers, mountains, tribal towns, and forts are all den…

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  • A new map of America from the latest discoveries (1763)

    Spilsbury, John, 1739-1769

    Schematic, hand-colored map of North America in 1763 originally taken from the London Magazine. British occupied land is in red, French occupied land is in green, and Spanish occupied land is in yello…

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  • North Carolina

    Finley, A. (Anthony)

    Originally from A new general atlas, comprising a complete set of maps, this hand-colored map of North Carolina from 1824 shows cities, towns, rivers, roads, lakes, sounds, and mountains are all depic…

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  • Historical map of Hawkins County Tennessee, 1771-1971

    Ketron, Louis T

    Map of Hawkins County (Tenn.) marking historically significant spots from 1771 to 1971. A legend in the front upper left corner (continues on back) lists over 400 events important to the history of Ha…

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  • Colton's Tennessee

    Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893

    Negative copy of the Map of Tennessee from Colton's atlas showing towns, roads, streams and railroads. A sketch of the Capitol is in the top left corner. Joseph Hutchins Colton was born in Longmeadow…

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  • City of Chattanooga, Tenn. and surroundings

    Map of Chattanooga showing neighborhoods, roads, railroads, landowners, and certain landmarks. Geographic features such as the Tennessee River, Lookout Mountain (and the Sunset Park Addition on its cr…

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  • The state of North Carolina from the best authorities

    Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 1754-1822

    Originally from Carey's "American Atlas", this is one of the first maps of the state of North Carolina published. Counties are named but without boundaries. Geographic features include mountains, rive…

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  • A map of the state of Kentucky and the Tennessee government

    Harris, Cyrus

    Early map of Tennessee and Kentucky showing roads, waterways, and the military reservation in Middle Tennessee. From Jedidiah Morse's American Universal Geography, 1796. Harris took many of Tennessee'…

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  • H. L. W. Hill lands

    McKenzie, A. R

    Plat map show Mountain District land entries in present-day Savage Gulf State Natural Area. The Collins River, Savage Creek, and Meadow Creek are drawn as is Sewanee Mountain. Details include Jim Reed…

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  • A new map of part of the United States of North America

    Cary, John, approximately 1754-1835

    This map was contained in Cary's New Universal Atlas (London, 1808). Also note the spelling of Tennessee in this map (Tenassee) and the spelling of Fort Loudoun (Lowdon). Map shows many Indian towns a…

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  • Map of Polk County showing roads (1921)

    Jakobe, H.J

    Blueline map of Polk County (with portions of McMinn, Bradley & Monroe counties) shows unimproved, graded, and macadam roads. Contour lines are visible for Polk and the surrounding counties. Geographi…

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  • Greene County, Tennessee (approximately 1832)

    Rhea, Matthew, 1785-1870, Rice, David

    David Rice's hand-drawn map of Greene County (Tenn.) showing Bays Mountain, part of the Nolichucky River, part of the French Broad River, the Bald Mountains, and surrounding counties. The map is extre…

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  • A new map of Georgia, with part of Carolina, Florida and Louisiana

    Bowen, Emanuel, -1767

    Early detailed view of the Southeast depicting the southeastern tribes during the mid-18th century. Native villages and territories are denoted. Roads, rivers, mountains, and forts are shown. Annotati…

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  • Tennessee (1822)

    Lucas, Fielding, Jr., 1781-1854

    Beautiful color map of Tennessee as it appeared in 1822, soon after the cession by treaty of Chickasaw lands between the Tennessee and Mississippi Rivers. The map shows the newly formed West Tennessee…

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  • The Appalachian Trail

    Appalachian Trail Conference, Barry, Steve

    Three maps of the Appalachian Trail in Tennessee. Map includes roads, cities, towns, contour lines, shelters, campgrounds, campsites, mileage, post offices, and other essential stops for trail-goers,…

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