Mapping Tennessee History

  • detail of Middle Tennessee map with location markersTennessee Places in Digital Collections
    The links on this map search across most of Walker Library's digital collections for specific place names (mainly towns/communities). Users can limit locations on the map by place name or county name.
  • Southern Places MapSouthern Places: Map
    Users can click on specific map locations to link to photographs and documents about specific properties (cemeteries, churches, schools, etc.) in the Southern Places digital collection.
  • map showing Lascassas and Twelve CornersTennessee Schools
    This project will include digitized maps from the book A Study of Local School Units (1937). The book has three maps for each of 59 Tennessee counties: pupil distribution, bus routes, and road conditions. Each map has a symbol for African American and white schools.
  • Rutherford County Map detail Tennessee History: Maps, Historical GIS, and Related Sources
    This guide provides quick access to digital Sanborn maps, digital map collections developed by the Library of Congress and the Tennessee State Library and Archives, and historical GIS projects (e.g., Tennessee Civil War GIS Project.