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Near Brownsville in Haywood County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bradford's Landing

 
 
Bradford's Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
1. Bradford's Landing Marker
Inscription.  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. (Marker Number 4D 26.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 31.401′ N, 89° 20.954′ W. Marker is near Brownsville, Tennessee, in Haywood County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 70 and River Bend Road, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 70. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brownsville TN 38012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stanton Masonic Lodge And School (approx. 5.1 miles away); Stanton (approx. 5.2 miles away); Wesley (approx. 6.1 miles away); Wesleyan Female College
Bradford's Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
2. Bradford's Landing Marker
(approx. 6.8 miles away); Brownsville (approx. 6.9 miles away); Army National Guard (approx. 6.9 miles away); Elbert Williams (approx. 7 miles away); Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 570 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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