• State of Franklin map

    McGill, J. T

    Early 20th century manuscript map of State of Franklin (Frankland), possibly drawn by J.T. McGill to accompany his article: ""Franklin and Frankland: Names and Boundaries,"" Tenn. Historical Magazine…

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  • Tennessee crop map of cotton

    Agricultural map, in combination with the written statistical information, reflecting cotton crop yields, acres under cultivation, and the underlying fertility of the soil and its adaptability to the…

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  • Geological map of Davidson, Williamson and Maury Counties (1843)

    Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850

    Drawn by Gerard Troost, Tennessee's first State Geologist, this geological map of three Tennessee counties (Davidson, Williamson, and Maury) shows main waterways, county seats and towns, main roads, g…

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  • Tennessee

    Map of Tennessee originally published in “A new and elegant general atlas” depicting Tennessee in the 1790s. Map shows counties, Indian lines, settlements, rivers, the Mero District and the Washington…

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  • Tennessee.

    Lucas, Fielding, 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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  • Tennessee (1796)

    Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839

    A color annotated map of Tennessee in 1796 taken from Mathew Carey's General Atlas. This topographical map shows the new state as two non-contiguous parts: the Mero District (Tennessee, Davidson and S…

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  • Colton's map of Tennessee (1860)

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

    Color map of Tennessee from Colton's atlas showing towns, roads, different-colored counties, streams and railroads. Still shows range-and-section grid patterns from land grant system in West Tennessee…

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  • Map of Tennessee (1818)

    Melish, John, 1771-1822, Strothers, John, Jr

    This beautifully colored map of Tennessee constructed by John Melish from the surveys of John Strothers following the War of 1812. Shows early county lines and Indian boundaries prior to Jackson's Tre…

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  • A new map of Tennessee with its roads and distances from place to place along the stage and steamboat routes (1854)

    This map illustrates railroad and steamboat routes of Tennessee that were operating or being built in the 1850s. Lines and routes are named along with the land distances from town to town. Two insets…

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  • Colton's map of the State of Tennessee (1871)

    Color map of Tennessee showing state and county boundaries, topography, roadways, railways, waterways, cities and towns, mines, mills, furnaces, major landforms, and portions of bordering states.

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