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18th Century Map of Kentucky and Environs Printed in America

Important early map of Kentucky, showing primarily the region around the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers, from northern Georgia to Western Territory.

The map is centered on the Cumberland River, Tennessee River and Kentucky River.

Includes all of Kentucky, most of Tennessee, called South Western Territory and Tennessee Government. In the upper left, the North Western Territory appears, with tracts of land called New Jersey Company, Wabash Company and Genl. Clarks Grant 150,000 Acres.

The map extends west to New Madrid, south to Creeks Crossing Place and a fort near Muscle Shoals, east to Harmans Station in Kentucky. Settlements include Louisville, Danville, Lexington, Boonesborough, Franklinville, Washington, Lees Town, Woodford, Lincoln, Baird's Town, Lystra, Madison, St. Asaph, Crab Orchard, Patteson's Mill, Bryan's Lick, Howard's Settlement, Herod's Town, Bourbon, and Riddle's Station.

Shows Southwestern Territory, Tennessee Government, area reserved for the North Carolina Troops, Donation Lands from the Commonwealth of Virgnia, etc. A number of counties are located, as are towns, roads, rivers, court houses, etc.

One of the earliest obtainable maps of Kentucky and vicinity and one of the most interesting regional maps of the period.