A map of the British American plantations, 1754

A map of the British American plantations, extending from Boston in New England to Georgia, including all the back settlements in the respective…

A map of the State of Kentucky and the Tennessee Government, 1796

Map published in Jedidiah Morse's American universal geography. Shows rivers, creeks, towns, forts, Indian boundaries, and the southern boundary of a…

A map of the United States of America: with part of the adjoining provinces from the greatest authorities, 1794

Map shows the thirteen colonies and as far west as the Mississippi River, including the western territory, Kentucky, and Tennessee, the northern tip…

A topographical description of the western territory of North America, 1792

Title page of A topographical description of the western territory of North America, containing a succinct account of its climate, natural history,…

Carte géographique, statistique et historique du Kentucky, 1825

Includes text on the climate, geography, economy, education, religion, government, etc. of Kentucky in 1825.

Cours du Mississipi: comprenant la Louisiane, les 2 Florides, une partie des Etats-Unis, et pays adjacents, 1803

Course of the Mississippi: including Louisiana, the 2 Floridas, part of the United States, and adjacent countries. From P. Etienne Herbin de Halle's…

Course of the River Mississippi, 1775

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Course of the River Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres. Map includes notations of Indigenous land.

Facsimile of a map of Jefferson and Fayette Counties, Kentucky, 1782, 1924

Robert Johnson traced this map from a photostat made by Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston.
Johnson's map shows the settlement at Harrods Town, Squire…

Historical map of the Old Northwest Territory, 1937

Map of the Old Northwest territory. Reverse side has the Ordinance of 1787. Includes text on "How the United States came into possession of Northwest…

History of the Backwoods, or, the Region of the Ohio: authentic, from the earliest accounts, 1843

Title page of the History of the Ohio Rivery Valley from early accounts. Includes many events, notices of prominent pioneers, sketches of early…

Il paese de' Cherachesi, con la parte occidentale, della Carolina Settentrionle, e della Virginia, 1778

Map showing the trans-Appalachian region in Kentucky and Tennessee west to the Mississippi and includes rivers, mountains, forts, Indigenous nations…

Kentucky and Tennessee map, 1825

Map of Kentucky and Tennessee, 1825

Kentucky map, 1805

Map of Kentucky in 1805 showing towns, counties, rivers, creeks, and American Indian boundary lines. Taken from Aaron Arrowsmith's "A New and Elegant…

Les États-Unis De L'Amérique Septentrionale : Partie Orientale, 1788

Shows rivers, lakes, forts, and Indian tribes. Covers part of the great lakes and some of the territory of the old Northwest. Relief shown…

Louisiana by de Rivier Mississippi, 1720

French map of the full course of the Mississippi River. Shows rivers, lakes, and forts.

Map of the Falls of the Ohio, 1824


Map of the Falls of the Ohio, from actual survey, adapted to the low water of 1819. Shows both Baker's route for a canal on the Kentucky side of the…

Map of the State of Kentucky, from actual survey, facsimile, 1795

Shows cities, towns, forts and stations, rivers, roads, etc. Includes notations on the fertility of the land and the quality of the salt licks.

Map of the state of Kentucky: with the adjoining territories, 1795

Map showing the Old Northwest and Southwest territories along with their rivers, towns, creeks, mills, courthouses, traces, forts, and salt licks.…

Map of the United States in North America with the British, French, and Spanish dominions adjoining, according to the Treaty of 1783

From New South Wales and St. James Bay in the North to the Carolinas and northern Florida in the South and west to the Mississippi River.
Map shows…

Map of War of 1812 battleground near Detroit

Map of battleground near Detroit in the War of 1812, showing the location of Kentucky's troops.

Plan of Lystra in Nelson County, Kentucky, 1795

Plan proposal of the town Lystra in Nelson County, Kentucky. The town was never built. Printed in "Winterbotham's Historical Views of the U.S.A."

Plan of the town of Louisville, 1779 April 20

This original plan of the city of Louisville was found in George Rogers Clark's surveyors book in 1881 and traced by R.C. Ballard Thruston in 1910.

Proceedings of the managers of the Ohio Canal Company, 1805 September 11

Proceedings of the managers of the Ohio Canal Company, at Louisville, on Wednesday, the 11th day of September, 1805.

State of Kentucky: Richard Henderson & Co., land grant, 1796

Land-grant survey which was made at the request of Robert Burton, Esq., agent for Richard Henderson & Co., on 20 April 1796, after a grant of 200,000…

Surveys on Elkhorn, 1774, 1972

Reproduction of survey of Elkhorn Creek in modern day Fayette County, Kentucky.

The American Geography, 1794

Title page of A view of the present situation of the United States of America, containing astronomical geography, geographical definitions, discovery,…

The plan of Bards Town as laid off by William Bard in 1782

An early plan of Bardstown, Kentucky, showing 130 lots situated on Grave, Market, Arch, and Main streets (north-south) and 1st-5th streets…

The State of Kentucky with the adjoining territories from the best authorities, 1800

Shows Kentucky and surrounding territories. Engraved for Payne's Geography, published by I. Low New York.