The Jefferson Davis Monument from US 68/KY 80 in Fairview, Kentucky.

The Jefferson Davis Monument

People traveling through southern Kentucky for the first time will do a double-take on this 351-foot tall obelisk.

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A rare look inside the powerhouse at Kentucky Dam.

A Rare Look Inside the Powerhouse at Kentucky Dam

We recently had the rare opportunity to see the generator room at Kentucky Dam.

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You are looking for something different.  You want to experience something new, something unique, right here in your own backyard.  It’s all about the adventure and making memories.  Four Rivers Explorer showcases some of those different places – the places that are forgotten about, unknown, or just unusual.

And not only that, Four Rivers Explorer also aims to highlight some of the interesting aspects of our history including old photos, maps and did-you-knows.  Read more about how FRE got started, or just click around and enjoy yourself.  But be warned… you might be here a while!  This site can be addicting.

The Four Rivers Region

Four Rivers Explorer

Western Kentucky, the heart of the Four Rivers region, along with northwest Tennessee, southern Illinois, and southeast Missouri.  Our coverage will remain in this region, giving locals the opportunity to explore their own backyard on a whim.  Road trip, anyone?

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