• 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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  • Map of Tangipahoa River showing great water power for manufacturing purposes

    Hardee, Thomas S

    Map of the Tangipahoa River flowing through Mississippi and Louisiana showing mills, dams, and factories using water power. A canal is drawn in red. The map also features an explanation by the creator…

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  • Washington County, Tennessee (1828)

    Morris, Eastin, 1795-1863

    This hand-drawn map of Washington County from 1828 shows cities, roads, ferries, residences, churches, mills, and county lines. Geographic features include rivers, creeks, mountains, and coves. Elijah…

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  • Thos. Anderson's plot and certificate of survey of the line between Wilson and Cannon counties

    Anderson, Thomas

    Plat and survey of county border between Wilson and Cannon counties. Indicated are the Cumberland River, various roads, Coles ferry, Batotes ferry, paper mill, Lebanon, Statesville, and Milton. Survey…

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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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  • Draft of Weakley County, Tennessee

    Hand-drawn map of Weakley County showing the township and range grid. Dresden is the only town shown and it is the point from which all roads stem. Various forks of the Obion RIver and their tributari…

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

    Crisp, Elihu C

    Hand-drawn map of Hardeman County, Tennessee, outlining the new civil districts. Features include creeks, roads, mills, the Hatchie River, and the town of Bolivar. Also included are the descriptive su…

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  • Historic map of White County

    Map of White County showing historic spots across the county. Towns, railroads, old stage coach roads, creeks, rivers, historic homes, graves, schools, slave markets, cemeteries, churches, railroads,…

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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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  • A map of Lincoln County (approximately 1842)

    Rhea, Matthew, 1785-1870

    Hand-drawn and colored map of Lincoln County (Tenn.) showing Fayetteville, Petersburg, Concord, Buckeye, Lynchburg, Boon's Hill, Pleasant Hill, part of the Elk River, the Cumberland Mountains, roads,…

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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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  • 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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