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Showing Flooding Region of the Cumberland River

Scarce early map of Nashville, with redlines illustrating the High Water Mark of the Cumberland River -- 57 feet above the low water mark.

A highly detailed map of Nashville, showing streets, public buildings, topographical features and a host of other details.

Railroad lines shown include:

  • Louisville & Nashville & Great Southern R.R.
  • St. Louis & So. Eastern R.R.
  • Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis R.R.
  • Tennessee & Pacific R.R.

A number of early turnpikes are also shown, radiating outward from the city center.

The map also identifies a number of early land owners.