This historic map of Knoxville, Tennessee was created in 1871 by Albert Ruger, a prominent 19th century map maker. The map shows a bird’s eye view of the town as it used to be, including street names and old landmarks.

Landmarks on the map include the Knoxville & Kentucky Railroad Depot, Female Institute, East Tennessee University, National Cemetery, Court House, County Jail, Market House, Asylum for the Deaf & Dumb, multiple churches, and more.

This historic map of Knoxville was restored by KNOWOL. Reproductions of the restored map are available here.

Bird’s Eye View of Knoxville, Tennessee in 1871

This old map of Knoxville 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.