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. Well, Cindy Carter found a similar story in Eagleville at a place called "Lucky Ladd Farms." And, yes, 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.
We're sure you've heard the old saying that one man's trash is another man's treasure. That's especially true if you know exactly what to look for. We met one such man with an eagle eye for antiques in Springfield, TN where the "doctor" is always on the lookout for beautiful bargains. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Doc's Architectural Salvage.
Tennessee Crossroads, and Nashville Public Television honor African American history month with a visit to the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis. Linn Sitler toured the hallowed halls recently to explore new exhibits that are both educational and inspirational. Join us on Tennessee Crossroads and Nashville Public Television to find out more.
All too often, historic buildings fall victim to the constant push for new construction. Everyone benefits when beloved old structures can be restored and re-suited for use in the present day. Such is the case with Central Station Hotel in Memphis, TN. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.
Most people know about Nissan's importance to Middle TN, with vehicle production plants in Smyna and Dechard, as well as the North American Corporate Headquarters in Franklin. But the Nissan brand has a interesting history, one that's preserved in Nashville, TN thanks to some devoted volunteers. Here's what we discovered on a private visit to the Nissan Heritage Collection. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.
Nearly 70 percent of American households have at least one pet. It doesn't take long for those four-legged friends to become beloved members of the family. And, as Tennessee Crossroads' Cindy Carter discovered, some owners go to great lengths to pamper their pets. Join Nashville Public Television on this unFURgetable story.
Nashville Public Television learns that the whole town of Gatlinburg, TN was hurt by the devastating fires of 2016. While recovery has been steady, a big boost came along earlier this year with completion of the Gatlinburg Skybridge. You've probably heard about it, but Tennessee Crossroads lets you experience it thanks to our guide Marcus Watson. His job is spreading the word about this Smoky MT marvel.
There seems to be a new craze sweeping the country that might raise a few eyebrows. Just don't raise 'em very high, because it involves novices hurling sharpened steel blades. Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads take us on another walk on the wild side to find out if he can cut the mustard at AxeAdventures in Nashville, TN.