This week on Tennessee Crossroads, we get a taste of Williamson County history from a glass of whiskey, and visit the first legal distillery to open there since the early 1900’s. As Laura Faber learned - the Leiper’s Fork Distillery is making whiskey the old-fashioned way. Brought to you by Nashville Public Television.
Nashville's Belmont Mansion is a worthwhile destination anytime of the year. Yet, even more so during December. That's when the elegant home is decorated, like it was during the mid-1800's. While self-guided tours are available daily, next Monday and Thursday evening you can enjoy a Victorian Christmas tour. Executive Director Mark Brown offers a sample of some of the tour's interesting discoveries.
Travel with Tennessee Crossroads to the State Museum. One hundred years ago, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment, making women’s right to vote legal in the United States. Laura Faber takes us to the Tennessee State Museum – where we find that the decision came down to a letter from a state lawmaker’s mother. Brought to you by Nashville Public Television.
More people than ever are seeking out the joys of nature. But, you don't have spend any money to enjoy one of the many greenways around the state. The Greenway movement started 24 years ago in Nashville. And, as you're about to discover, there's no slowing it down. Subscribe to Tennessee Crossroads. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Kingston Springs, TN
The famous environmentalist John Muir once said that in every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks. That also goes for paddling through nature, as Cindy Carter recently discovered with her trusty kayak on the beautiful Harpeth River, near Kingston Springs. Join us on Tennessee Crossroads and Nashville Public Television to find out more.
If you're a "Baby Boomer," you probably remember the show "Green Acres," where a city girl winds up on a farm with her husband, and hilarity ensues. There was even a pig in the cast as Tennessee Crossroads found a similar story in Eagleville, TN at a place called "Lucky Ladd Farms." They even have an all-star pig! Join us on Tennessee Crossroads and Nashville Public Television to find out more.
Tennessee Crossroads visited Montgomery Bell State Park in Burns, TN. A place full of things to do, whether you explore its natural beauty or its intriguing history. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Montgomery Bell State Park.
Tennessee Crossroads visits a young family in Lynchburg, TN whom have re-purposed an antebellum mansion as a wedding and event venue. Now the old home helps celebrate the joining of new lives, Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Promise Manor.