Cumberland Gap

Southwestern Virginia, 1755 - note that the discovery of "Cave Gap" by Dr. Thomas Walker was not shown on maps of Virginia published in the 1750's.

Southwestern Virginia, 1755

Source: Library of Congress, A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia , by Peter Frye and Thomas Jefferson (published 1755)

Southwestern Virginia, 1755
Source: Library of Congress, A general map of the middle British colonies, by Lewis Evans (published 1755)

Southwestern Virginia, 1755
Source: Library of Congress, A general map of the middle British colonies, by Lewis Evans (revised 1765?)

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