• Blount County, Tennessee

    McTeer, Andrew

    Hand-drawn map of Blount County, Tennessee showing civil district boundaries. Drawn by county surveyor, Andrew McTeer, this map was hand-colored in watercolor after the fact. The county's towns, mills…

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  • Sumner County, Tennessee (1836)

    Hand-drawn map, with accompanying civil district boundary descriptions, of Sumner County shows the civil districts that were laid off pursuant to an act of the Tennessee General Assembly on December 3…

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  • This first actual survey of the State of North Carolina

    Price, Jonathan, -1822, Strother, John

    Photocopy of an 1808 map of North Carolina that shows cities, towns, roads, courthouses, landowners, churches, iron works, and mills. Geographic features include rivers, creeks, swamps, mountains, spr…

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  • Carte de Kentucke, d'après les Observations actuelles Dédiée a L'Honorable Congrès des Etats Unis de l'Amérique et à Son Excellence George Washington…

    Filson, John, approximately 1747-1788

    John Filson's French language map of the central "bluegrass" part of Kentucky Territory published in his Histoire de Kentucke, 1785. Bounded by the Ohio, Cumberland and Green (Riviere Verte) Rivers, i…

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  • A compleat map of North Carolina from an actual survey

    Collet, John

    This reproduction map depicts North Carolina and South Carolina in 1770. It shows cities, towns, roads, counties, forts, chapels,and mills. Geographic features such as rivers, lakes, creeks, swamps, m…

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  • Tipton County, Tennessee

    Hand-drawn map of Tipton County. The towns of Covington, Randolph, and Fulton are denoted as are McKean's Landing, two mills, and a store that does not appear on Rhea's published map. The Hatchy [Hatc…

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  • Smith County, Tennessee

    Dale, Adam, 1768-1851

    Hand-drawn map of Smith County with blue hand colored borders. The Cumberland River is also hand colored blue while the Caney Fork River is in faded red; their various tributaries are denoted. The tow…

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  • Map of Gibson County

    Tennessee. Division of Geology

    This extremely detailed map shows every house structure and significant economic and demographic feature in Gibson County including churches, cemeteries, stores, service stations, dance halls, taverns…

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  • Sullivan County, Tennessee

    Walthall, Thomas D

    This hand-drawn map of Sullivan County was drawn to accompany 1865 House Bill 167, legislation to move the county seat from Blountville to Bristol. Bristol, Blountville, Kingsport, Union, and Papervil…

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  • Map of East Tennessee, North of Loudon (1864)

    Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe), 1832-1895

    This very fine Civil War map of East Tennessee was prepared by Union Army engineer and cartographer Orlando M. Poe. State geologist James M. Stafford drew on topographical details. This map shows fort…

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  • Military campaigns of Nathan Bedford Forrest during the Civil War

    Cockrell, Monroe F. (Monroe Fulkerson), 1884, Ring, Emery L

    Map drawn in the 1940s by Monroe Cockrell of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest extensive cavalry campaigns in Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi, based on information in John Allen Wyeth's 1900…

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