"A New Map of Kentucky with Its Roads & Distances from Place to Place Along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Period: 1850 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
13.9 x 11.6 inches
35.3 x 29.5 cm
This highly detailed map of Kentucky illustrates roads and distances along the stage and steamboat routes. Canals, railroads, the state capital, county towns and leading roads are noted. Includes insets of Falls of Ohio, the vicinity of Clarksburg and Maysville, and the vicinity of Lexington. County configuration is current to 1845 with the addition of Fulton County in the far southwestern portion of the state.
Original color with one small rust spot in the image and light toning along the sheet edges.