Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Cerro Gordo



Marker ID: THC 4C 9
Location: U.S. 64, Hardin County, 12 miles west of county line
County: Hardin
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

4 1/2 miles north. A charter for a ferry at this place was issued to James F. McMahon in 1821. In 1830 the charter was renewed to John White & Elisha Bryant and the town was called White's Landing. In 1849 it was renamed in honor of the decisive battle in the Mexican War.