Treaty of Old Town Map

The Chickasaw Nation

This map illustrates the land that was ceded after lingering negotiation between the United States and the Chickasaw chiefs, head men and warriors including Levi Colbert, George Colbert and Tishominko. On October 19, 1818, the two sides agreed to the transfer by signing the Treaty of Old Town, also known as the Treaty of Tuscaloosa. It formalized what had long since been claimed as part of the emerging states of Kentucky and Tennessee.


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