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

Old Hillman Ferry

Included in large batch of photos I ordered from The National Archives last year (which due to COVID-19, took many months...

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1880 Graves County Atlas

Few detailed maps exist at the county level from the 19th Century.  Graves County, Kentucky is lucky to have a highly...

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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.

Pine Bluff Ferry

After waiting well over a year, some photos we ordered from the National Archives taken by the Tennessee Valley Authority finally...

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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.