For more than a century, the Reese family in Sumner Country has been in the mule business. Buying and reselling mules that are relocated to places around the country. So when the Reese brothers put on their recent Mule Sale is was special occasion. And a chance to discover more about these amazing often misunderstood animals. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Reese Brothers Mules.
Many Tennesseans claim Scottish heritage, including Tennessee Crossroads' Susan Watson. Recently, she braved the summer heat to attend an event where people come together to learn, appreciate, and preserve Scottish and other Celtic cultures. It's called the Middle Tennessee Highland Games. Join Nashville Public Television and find out more.
When the Predators first hit the ice in Music City, many had their doubts about whether or not hockey would find a fan base in Nashville, TN. It didn't take long to determine that Tennesseans love the sport just as much as folks up north. Not long after the NHL came to town, a group of local ladies erased another doubt, whether or not hockey was just a men's game. The answer was a resounding "no," as Gretchen Bates recently learned when she suited up with the Nashville Women's Ice Hockey League. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.
There's something magical about trains, the raw power, immense size, and the sound of that lonesome whistle far off in the distance. The Nashville Steam Preservation Society is working to breathe magic back into a steam engine that been collecting dust for decades in Centennial Park in Nashville, TN. Tennessee Crossroads tells the story of the old 576. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Old Hickory, TN
You may have heard the term "company town." Back in the day, when corporations built a factory, they often built a town to go with it. Such was the case with the city of Old Hickory, Tennessee, which was literally built by DuPont. While it's no longer a company town, it still retains the neighborly charm it started with a century ago. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.
Nobody could imagine a professional sporting event without a Jumbo-Tron displaying play-by-play action and replays, or the event without music, a mascot or an announcer. Nashville Predators charge into the playoffs, we want to introduce you to some of the people who make each home game an entertainment spectacle in Predators, Behind the Scenes. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
We owe a great debt to the men and women of America's greatest generation. Growing up during the Great Depression, they were thrust into the worst conflict in history, as young adults. Each year the town of Linden, TN puts together an event remembering WWII that has to be seen to be believed. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Every year nearly 4 million dogs enter shelters here in the U.S. Tennessee Crossroads spent the morning with an organization that puts boots on the ground, hiking boots, that is, in an effort to help local canines put their best paw forward and find their forever home. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
August 21st, 2017 was an historic occasion across a wide swath of Tennessee, as the area experienced its first total solar eclipse in 500 years. Tennessee Crossroads streamed the event live on Facebook from the top of the Adventure Science Center. Danielle Allen was with us that day, and has this look back at the big event. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
The fight for women's right to vote took strength, courage and decades. A new monument commissioned by the Tennessee Woman Suffrage Monument organization and created by sculptor Alan LeQuire recognizes just how extraordinary five women were who devoted themselves to women's equality. Check out latest documentary from NPT, By One Vote: Woman Suffrage in The South: https://www.wnpt.org/citizenship-project/woman-suffrage/ Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.