Terts & Quats

Features that don’t quite fit anywhere else on our site, but definitely deserve recognition is what Terts & Quats is all about.  The phrase derives from tertiary features (Terts) and fourth-importance (quaternary or “Quats”) articles found in publications.  Here, it’s just “everything else” and is just as good as the other stuff on Four Rivers Explorer.




    The Homeplace 1850s Living History Farm & Museum

    Visitors to Land Between The Lakes can take a step back in time to an era before virtually any modern amenity.  The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum features an active farm with period buildings, tools, animals, and interpreters dressed in attire of the 1850s.

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    Jefferson Davis Monument

    The Jefferson Davis Monument.

    Traveling down US 68/KY 80 from Bowling Green to Hopkinsville, first-timers may rub their eyes a bit when a giant obelisk that looks like the Washington Monument peaks over the trees in the horizon.  Double-takes are certain for those who have never been through this part of southern Kentucky and have not seen the Jefferson Davis Monument.

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    A Rare Look Inside the Powerhouse at Kentucky Dam

    It’s not every day one gets to see the inner-workings of a large hydroelectric plant inside a huge dam. The opportunity presented itself to us not too long ago - we got to partake in a private tour of the powerhouse at Kentucky Dam.

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    Old Maps Overlaying Today's Reveal Big Changes

    The United States Geological Survey has a great online mapping feature that is quite addicting and can suck you in for a while.

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