This historic map of Louisville, Kentucky was created in 1876 by Albert Ruger, a prominent 19th century map maker. The map shows a bird’s eye view of the area as it used to be, including street names and old landmarks.

Landmarks on the map include Broadway Church, Public Library of Kentucky, University of Louisville Medical College, Male High School, Female High School, Masonic Widowsn & Orphans’ Home, House of Refuge, Nashville Depot, Short Line Depot, various denominations of churches, and more.

This historic map of Louisville has been restored by KNOWOL. Reproductions of the restored map are available here.

Historic Bird’s Eye View of Louisville, Kentucky in 1876

This vintage map of Louisville makes an attractive addition to your office, library, or den, and can even be used to teach children the geography and history of the area. When you’re done exploring, click here to get your copy of the restored map.