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.
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.