This old map of Nashville, Tennessee was created in 1888 by Henry Wellge, a prominent 19th century map maker. The map shows a detailed bird’s eye view of Nashville as it used to be, including street names and old landmarks.

Nashville landmarks on the map include Vanderbilt University, University of Tennessee, Nashville College for Young Ladies, Watkin’s Institute, Tennessee School for the Blind, Junk Brothers Saw & Planing Mill, Nashville Banner, Fisk University, Myers Brothers Carriages, Baldwin Pianos and Organs, Pennsylvania Hat Company, Tennessee Range Manufacturing Company, St. Cecilia Academy, and more.

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

Bird’s Eye View of Nashville, Tennessee in 1888

This old map of Nashville will make 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.