Postscripts are short nuggets of intriguing facts, stories and anecdotes from around the Four Rivers Region.

Low Lake Levels in March 1961 Expose Birmingham, Kentucky
In this scan from the Paducah Sun on March 12, 1961, the remants of the old Birmingham School can be seen, exposed when Kentucky Lake was dropped 12 feet.

Low Lake Levels in March 1961 Expose Birmingham, Kentucky

Heavy rains across the Tennessee Valley in March 1961 prompted the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to lower the level of Kentucky Lake.  TVA believed it was necessary to make extra…

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The Mystery of the Calloway County Volcano
A screenshot of the article that appeared in the Owensboro Daily Messenger on April 1, 1887 detailing the events of the "volcano".

The Mystery of the Calloway County Volcano

An article appeared in the Owensboro Daily Messenger on Friday, April 1, 1887 about volcanic activity occurring on Blood River near New Concord, Kentucky earlier that week. The article, which…

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Old L&N Trail Depot in Murray
The concrete foundation is all that remains of the old L&N Railroad Depot in Murray.

Old L&N Trail Depot in Murray

Rail service first arrived in Murray in 1890 when a leg of the L&N Railroad was built from Paris, Tenn. to Paducah. A passenger depot served the city for decades…

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Model, Tennessee Historical Photos
Aerial view of Model, Tennessee looking south along Tennessee Highway 49.

Model, Tennessee Historical Photos

We were looking through some old archived files of Land Between The Lakes and came across four photos of Model, Tennessee, which was a community located along Tennessee Highway 49…

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