Right in the middle of downtown Humbolt, TN there's a restored old building that holds the history of one of the state's sweetest little treasures. And, while it may be small, the strawberry has had a huge impact on Tennessee's economy. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Humboldt Strawberry Museum.
No one ever looks forward to going to the hospital, but if you're a kid that experience is even more frightening. At Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis, TN, they're using artwork, not only to calm fears but to promote healing. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
In all our travels we’ve discovered all kinds of restaurants across the state. Tennessee Crossroads found a home town eatery in Humboldt, TN where a family not only works hard but has a recipe for great food and also one for success. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Wall Street Grill.
Bon Aqua, TN
To many of us, the words "tea room" conjure up visions of finger sandwiches, scones and dainty little tea cups. Well, you can get tea at the Beacon Light Tea Room, as long as it's iced tea. It's the sumptuous Southern cooking that attracts loyal diners -- like fried chicken, country ham, red-eye gravy and biscuits. Let's pay a visit to this now historic restaurant in Bon Aqua, TN to discover their secret. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Bon Aqua, TN
The universe is a huge place. For most of us, there is one place around which our personal universe seems to resolve. For Johnny Cash, it was a farm in the community of Bon Aqua, TN. Don't think Johnny Cash is forgotten there. The new owner has made sure of that. Tennessee Crossroads met Brian Oxley and learns how he has preserved not only the Cash memory, but the storytelling he loved so much. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
There's a guy and his wife over in West Tennessee who live about as far away from city life as you can get. So instead of travelling to and from town all the time, Herbert Adams and his wife Marie brought the town to their own back yard. It's a fun place where visitors can step back in time and realize that if you build it, people really will come. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Herbie Town in Humboldt, TN.
If you treasure hand-me-down gifts like your grandfather's pocket watch or pocketknife, you'll be interested in this next story. Items like that are hard to come by these days. But Col. Littleton in Lynnville, TN wants to bring back that piece of tradition of the past by creating leather goods and other items that aren't just gifts but help foster emotional bonds.
Rusty Robinson is a bonafide car guy who collects cars that appeared in famous television shows and movies. He moved his overflowing collection into a museum in Jackson, TN. Nashville Public Television and Tennessee Crossroads pay a visit to explore Rusty's world of celebrity automobiles.