• Nashville. Plate 4 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

    G.M. Hopkins & Co

    Plate 4 of the Hopkins Atlas of Nashville depicting Nashville south of Broad Street (Broadway). Numerous schools were located in this part of 1889 Nashville including the State Normal College, Univers…

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  • Nashville. Plate 3 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

    G.M. Hopkins & Co

    Plate 3 of the Hopkins Atlas of Nashville. This plate shows the area just west and southwest of the state capitol from Vine St. (present-day 7th Ave.) to Bellville St. bounded by Line St. (later Jo Jo…

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  • Nashville. Plate 16 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

    G.M. Hopkins & Co

    Plate 16 from the 1889 Hopkins Atlas of Nashville. This plate depicts East Nashville or Edgefield, just east of the Cumberland River. The industrial area along the river as well as residential neighbo…

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  • Nashville. Plate 2 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

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    Plate 2 depicts downtown Nashville between Union and Broad streets. Many churches, including First Presbyterian and the non-extant Vine Street Temple, are shown. Businesses include theaters, hotels, f…

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  • Nashville. Plate 17 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

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    Plates show the residential neighborhood in East Nashville between Russell Street and the Louisville & Nashville (L & N) Railroad. Main Street School, Meigs Public School, and a methodist episcopal ch…

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  • Nashville. Plate 19 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

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    The plate from the 1889 Hopkins Atlas of Nashville shows a residential neighborhood (part of Historic Edgefield) in present-day East Nashville between 7th and 14th streets to the east and west bounded…

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  • Chester County, Tennessee, 1918

    Tennessee. State Geological Survey

    Surveyed in 1916 by C. R. Watkins, Jr., this extremely detailed map shows every house and building structure and names churches, stores, communities, mills, schools, railroads, roads and streams. This…

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  • Nashville. Plate 1 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

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    Plate one from the 1889 Hopkins Atlas of Nashville showing downtown Nashville. The county court house, city hall, the State Capitol, and numerous churches are all named. Some businesses are indicated…

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  • Fentress County, Tennessee, 1939

    Tennessee. Department of Transportation

    Part of the first series of Tennessee State Highway Department county road maps, this 1939 Fentress County map shows roads, streams, house structures, schools, churches, stores and mills. The area of…

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  • Nashville. Plate 8 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

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    Plate 8 of the 1889 Atlas of Nashville detailing the area bounded by Hillsboro Pike, Division Street, and Granny White Pike. The neighborhood is most residential and boasts some of Nashville's larger…

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  • McNairy County, Tennessee, 1936

    A 1936 map of McNairy County (Tenn.) showing rural delivery routes, dwellings, schools and churches. This detailed RFD map actually names some homeowners, churches, schools and stores and shows housin…

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  • Shelby County, Tennessee soil map (1916)

    Soil map of Shelby County (Tenn.) surveyed by Hugh H. Bennett of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and C.R. Watkins Jr. of the Tennessee Geological Survey. In addition to color-coded soil types, this…

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  • Rural delivery routes, Lewis County, Tenn.

    United States. Post Office Department

    An undated map of Lewis County (Tenn.) showing rural delivery routes, dwellings, schools, cemeteries, communities, stores and churches. Most likely executed during the 1930s, this very detailed RFD ma…

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  • Rural delivery routes, Hardin County, Tenn.

    United States. Post Office Department

    A 1937 map of Hardin County (Tenn.) showing rural delivery routes, dwellings, schools, cemeteries, communities, stores, churches, and some landowners. A list of the the post offices from which rural r…

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  • Nashville. Plate 15 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

    G.M. Hopkins & Co

    Plate 15 of the Hopkins Atlas of Nashville showing the area in East Nashville along the Cumberland River just north of Spring Street. W. G. Bush's Brickyard is indicated along the river. An L & N rail…

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  • Hardin County, Tennessee

    An undated map of Hardin County (Tenn.) showing every house structure and significant economic and demographic features. Most likely a rural free delivery map (RFD), the town of Savannah is shown alon…

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  • Obion County, Tennessee, 1931

    A 1931 map of Obion County (Tenn.) showing rural delivery routes, dwellings, schools and churches. This detailed postal map actually names some homeowners, churches, schools and stores and shows housi…

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  • Map of Haywood County, Tennessee showing rural delivery service

    An undated map of Haywood County (Tenn.) showing rural delivery routes, dwellings, schools, cemeteries, communities, stores and churches. Executed during the 1930s, this very detailed RFD map shows ev…

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  • Henry County, Tennessee rural delivery routes

    United States. Post Office Department

    An undated map of Henry County (Tenn.) showing rural delivery routes, dwellings, schools, cemeteries, communities, stores and churches. Probably executed during the 1920s-1930s, this very detailed RFD…

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  • Nashville. Plate 18 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

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    This plate depicts an area of Nashville just north of the Cumberland River and east of Russell St. in present-day East Nashville. Primarily residential, some churches are indicated as are Street Railr…

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