A place can mean a lot to a town. The Hale Springs Inn is such a place to the people of Rogersville in east Tennessee. The Inn has been at the heart of the town since the early 1800's, and when it fell on hard times, the people of Rogersville, TN got together to save it. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Red Boiling Springs, TN
Red Boiling Springs, TN got its name from the red tinted water that used to flow freely there in the early part of the 1900's. Back then, people converged on the town because they thought the water had healing powers. As the word spread, the town became a popular destination and dozens of hotels were built. Today only three remain, and one of them is the Thomas House. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
You don't have to fly across the country for a little peace and quiet. Tennessee Crossroads visits with Jim Blackburn to show us a private getaway with comfortable vintage cabins. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Lairdland Farm Bed & Breakfast.
The railroad has played a major role in the development of the state, beginning in the Civil War days. Towns like Kingston Springs, White Bluff, and Tennessee City were products of the railroad. Tennessee Crossroads found a place just down the road in Dickson, TN where not only did the railroad help build a town, it was the town that gave birth to one of the state's most popular political figures. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.