Explore The Four Rivers Region

It’s all about adventure, making memories, and discovering new places.  The Four Rivers Region is waiting to be explored!

MOST RECENT EXPLORATIONS & FEATURES

Bear Spring, Tennessee

A few black bears once roamed Stewart County, Tennessee, around the time American settlers were coming into the area.  Local folklore...

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Bear Spring Furnace

Men from Nashville with a background in banking and merchandising found Stewart County, Tennessee to be rich in brown hematite and...

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NEW FEATURE - THE TIMELINE

Enjoy The Timeline – an interactive chronology of key events in the Four Rivers Region – always a work in progress.

Old TOwns & VILLAGES

The majority of the Four Rivers Region is made up of small towns and villages. 
Some of those communities continue to thrive today while others are only remembered in history.

POSTSCRIPTS

Old Towns & Villages’ Postscripts features factual nuggets and short snippets of stories from throughout the Four Rivers Region.

WHERE IS THE FOUR RIVERS REGION?

The Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers make up the Four Rivers Region.  Right in the middle of the country, it would seem fitting these arteries would flow through America’s Heartland.  Four Rivers Explorer showcases the unique wonders and historical anecdotes of this often-overlooked part of the United States.