Ames Plantation

Tennessee Crossroads explores the history of this West Tennessee plantation at the Annual Heritage Festival held on a day in October. Join Nashville Public Television’s Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Ames Plantation.


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Al Voecks explores the history of this West Tennessee plantation.

Like Joe Elmore, Al Voecks has been a part of Tennessee Crossroadssince the show’s beginnings in 1987. A 40-year veteran in broadcasting, Al Voecks came to Nashville in 1963 and worked as a television news anchor, news director and sports and weather presenter for the local NBC affiliate. He has also been associated with WSM Radio and was most recently a news commentator on WSIX FM in Nashville. Voecks' numerous awards include being named Broadcaster of the Year by the Associated Press in Tennessee.

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