1785 Map of KentuckyThis map of Kentucke, drawn from actual observations, is inscribed with the most perfect respect, to the Honorable the Congress of the United States of America; and to His Excellcy. George Washington, late Commander in Chief of their Army.
Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Includes inscriptions.
Features specific to this historic 1785 Map of Kentucky are many of the locations and references in French. A reference table shows posts & forts, sources of salt, homes, and Native American villages. Waterways include the Cumberland River, Green River, Ohio River, Salt River, Licking River, Red River, and many creeks and other tributaries. Many trails, battlegrounds, and Indian tribal areas are marked.
The towns of Greenville, Lee's Town, Lexington, Boonsburg, Danville, Clarkville, Louisville,
and others are featured in this map.