Oldest KY Maps Showing Mammoth Cave Dated 1823

The oldest Kentucky maps I have found that show Mammoth both date from 1823:



Title Kentucky and Tennessee.
Contributors Jocelyn, Nathaniel, 1796-1881 (engraver)
Jocelyn, Simeon Smith, 1799-1879 (engraver)
Description Map of Kentucky and Tennessee shows mountain rangesriverslarge creekscountiescities, and townsState and county borders are traced in color.Printed below map frame, “N& SSJocelyn Sc.” Index is on the reverse side.

25 cm. x 20 cm. map. Map no. 41 in the Lafon Allen Kentucky Maps Collection, University of Louisville Rare Books.  http://digital.library.louisville.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/maps/id/213/rec/41

The other also dates from 1823:



Title Kentucky and Tennessee.
Contributors Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858 (engraver)
Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858 (publisher)
Description Map of Kentucky and Tennessee shows mountain rangesriverscreekssalt lickscountiesmajor roadscities, and townsCounties are hand colored and relief is shown by hachuresDistancesbetween county towns and the state capital are noted by small numbers next to town namesDistances between state capitals and the national capital in Washington D.C. are shown in a similarmannerPrinted above map frame, “American Atlas.” Printed below the title, “Entered according to Act of Congress, the 20th day of August 1823 by HSTanner of the State of Pennsylvania.” “Published by HSTannerPhiladelphia” and “Engraved by HSTanner & Assistants.

74 cm. x 55 cm. map. Map no. 42 in the Lafon Allen Kentucky Maps Collection, University of Louisville Rare Books.  http://digital.library.louisville.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/maps/id/257/rec/42

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My name is Edward Frank. By training I am a geologist with published research on caves found in the United States, the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic. I am the webmaster, BBS administrator, and run the Facebook Page for the Native Tree Society and am involved with tree research with the group. I am the author, or coauthor, of a number of tree related articles and publications available for download from the NTS website and NTS BBS. I edit the monthly magazine for the group - eNTS Magazine. I write science fiction and fantasy stories reflecting a lifelong love of the genres. Most recently I published a fantasy role playing game Knarf 4, available through Amazon Kindle. I have an extensive science fiction and fantasy library and have long enjoyed table top role-playing games. Not satisfied with commercially available games, I started creating my own game variations in the mid 1980's. Knarf 4 is latest version best version of those games. I also write non-fiction. I currently am working on a book on "The Old-Growth Forests of Cook Forest State Park, PA" targeting older children and teens. I am suave, sophisticated, funny, kind, considerate, thoughtful, brilliant, devilishly handsome, and above all modest.
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