• Map of Grundy, Sequatchie and Bledsoe counties for use of county health departments

    Early 20th century map showing Grundy, Sequatchie and Bledsoe counties, likely used by county health departments in their service to schools. Map names white and "colored" schools, streams, communitie…

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  • Railroads in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn.

    Tennessee. State Planning Commission

    Map detailing the rail system in Memphis in 1929. Shows underpasses, overpasses, grade crossings with watchmen, and grade crossings with watchmen and gates. Also shown is Grand Central Station, Frisco…

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  • Plat of the town of La Grange, Fayette County, Tenn.

    Anderson, L. Ernest

    Plat map of La Grange, Tennessee showing lot numbers, roads, and the Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railroad. Lot dimensions are denoted in the bottom right. "Copied from the original plat of s…

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  • Map of Decatur County (1918)

    Tennessee. State Geological Survey

    State Geological Survey map of Decatur County (Tenn.) surveyed by C.R. Watkins, Jr. This extremely detailed map shows residences and names smaller communities as well as churches, schools, stores, cem…

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  • Map showing location for the proposed penitentiary site, Franklin Co., Tennessee

    Johns, T. D

    Map taken from Secretary of State Papers showing the location for a proposed state penitentiary site in Franklin County, just north of Winchester and west of Decherd. The Nashville, Chattanooga, and S…

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  • Nashville. Plate 10 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

    G.M. Hopkins & Co

    Plate 10 of the 1889 Atlas of Nashville detailing the Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway freight terminal and engine house and the neighborhood directly southwest. A number of African Ameri…

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  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Map of Nashville, Tenn. (1897, rev. 1911)

    Sanborn Map Company

    Plate 189-190 of Sanborn's Fire Insurance atlas of Nashville. These plates depict a portion of present-day East Nashville, north of Main Street. Primarily residential, the neighborhood also contains t…

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  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Map of Nashville, Tenn. (1897, rev. 1911)

    Sanborn Map Company

    Plates 135 and 136 from Volume 2 of the 1897 edition of Sanborn's Nashville atlas. The William Gerst Brewing Company's sprawling campus located near the Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis rail yard…

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  • Map of Nashville, Tenn.

    Map of Nashville (Tenn.) and vicinity showing the routes of the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway from the 1890s. The central part of the city is outlined in red and there is a numbered refer…

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  • Map of Carroll County

    This hand-drawn linen map of Carroll County names communities, streams, roads and mills and shows the lines of each civil district following the 1870 census. There is also a key describing which marki…

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  • Post route map of Tennessee (1877)

    Gorham, Charles E

    Map showing the postal routes across the state of Tennessee and adjacent states. It indicates, by color, how often mail runs along these routes, as well as shows railroads, special supply routes, and…

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  • Johnson's Kentucky and Tennessee (1862)

    Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884

    Originally pages 41-42 from Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas. Includes illustrations of the Capitol in Nashville, the Navy Yard in Memphis and the entrance to Mammoth Cave in central Kentucky. P…

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  • Nashville. Plate 12 from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

    G.M. Hopkins & Co

    Detailed view of the neighborhoods north of the capitol, including parts of Hell’s Half Acre, Smokey Row, and Germantown. The old street names are visible as are the various additions to the city of N…

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  • Map of Nashville, Tennessee

    Howell, Robert Boyte C. (Robert Boyte Crawford), 1801-1868

    Blueprint map of showing Nashville in 1903 that was compiled by Robert Boyte Crawford Howell for the real estate office of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway Company. Dates are shown acr…

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  • Rutherford County, Tennessee, 1937

    Tennessee. Division of Geology

    A Tennessee Department of Conservation map of Rutherford County (Tenn.) based on surveys of Walter F. Pond, state geologist, in 1937. Shows Murfreesboro and Smyrna and names residences and smaller com…

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  • Madison County, Tennessee soil map (1906)

    A 1906 color soil map of Madison County (Tenn.) surveyed by W.S. Lyman, Frank Bennett and W.E. McLendon. This map shows towns, streams, boundary lines and sections of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St…

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  • Track of cyclone through Fosterville, Tenn., the night of March 27, 1890

    This hand-drawn map is an exhibit in the Tennessee Supreme Court case of The Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Fosterville v. Equitable Insurance Company of Nashville, arising from a destructive torna…

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  • Map of Allardt Land Company property and surrounding area, Upper Cumberland Plateau

    Manuscript map showing south central Kentucky and north central Tennessee, including an area presumed to be the Allardt Land Company property (shown with hatched lines). Map shows towns, creeks, and r…

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