Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Bradford's Landing

Marker ID: THC 4D 26
Location: at the intersection of U.S. 70 and River Bend Road, Brownsville, TN
County: Haywood
Coordinates: N 35° 31.401    W 089° 20.954
  35.52335    -89.34923333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMDVW3


Hiram S. and Miles Bradford inaugurated this landing in 1824. Together with Brownsville Landing, 10 miles upriver, it was a river terminal for the first settlers and commerce in this area. Hiram Bradford established the first cotton gin and store in Brownsville.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.