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Tennessee Marble Company on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Tennessee Marble Company

Friendsville, TN

Although less than 3% of the world's marble comes from quarries in our country, Tennessee is a leading producer. You find everywhere from the United States Capitol in DC, to Grand Central Station in New York. This is the story of how an East Tennessee marble company came to the aid of Middle Tennessee landmark. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Tennessee Marble Company.


Boone Street Market on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Boone Street Market

Jonesborough, TN

Tennessee Crossroads visits a gas station that was converted into a community owned store in Jonesborough, TN. Now, the Boone Street Market supports local farmers and food producers, and is part of a growing farm to table movement in upper East Tennessee. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Ronnie McDowell - Disney Art on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Ronnie McDowell – Disney Art

Hendersonville, TN

When you hear the name Ronnie McDowell, the first thing you think of is Singer. But this Portland, TN. native is also an accomplished painter. And as Tennessee Crossroads shows us, even his artwork has caught the eye of the Walt Disney Company. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.


Al Voecks Tribute on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Al Voecks Tribute

Nashville, TN

Joe Elmore offers a tribute to Al Voecks' life in broadcasting and his induction into the Radio Hall of Fame.


Glaser Instruments on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Glaser Instruments

Nashville, TN

The relationship a musician has with their musical instrument can often be very special, even profound. That's why keeping artists, especially Music City artists, in tune is serious business. Tennessee Crossroads takes us to Glaser Instruments in Berry Hill, TN where Joe Glaser and his team rebuild, repair and restore the instruments played on some of the greatest albums ever recorded. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Monchita's Homemade Cobblers on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Monchita’s Homemade Cobblers

Nashville, TN

It's a peach cobbler recipe with a past, present, and "possibly" a lucrative future. Monchita's homemade cobblers is slowly building it's cobbler-eating clientele. Tennessee Crossroads stopped by Monchita's Antioch, TN kitchen to satisfy her sweet tooth and talk a bit about the vision behind the family business. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more. This business is closed, but please enjoy the memories of this journey.


Redemption Road Rescue on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Redemption Road Rescue

Jackson, TN

Tennessee Crossroads visits a pet shelter in Jackson, TN dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of horses. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Marathon Village on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Marathon Village

Nashville, TN

You probably know that I've got a passion for antique cars. I've also got a little bit of a sweet tooth.…if you're anything like me, you'll want to catch this next story. Tennessee Crossroads visits a candy maker and other shops and learns about the history of a car built in Nashville, TN, all at the Marathon Village. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Legacy Building - Wood Furniture on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Legacy Building – Wood Furniture

Pegram, TN

Ken Wilshire visits a unique workshop where they create heirloom-quality furniture from reclaimed and restored wood.


Miss Daisy King on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Miss Daisy King

Franklin, TN

Joe Elmore visits with Tennessee's "First Lady of Southern Cooking," Miss Daisy King, and her retail kitchen.


Still Hollow Maple Syrup on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Still Hollow Maple Syrup

Primm Springs, TN

Rest in Peace, Gene. You were a great, humble soul that was taken from this life way to soon. Tennessee Crossroads visited a Hickman County, TN retiree who enjoys a special time of year that has made leaving the workplace sweeter than ever. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Still Hollow Maple Syrup.


Eyes on LaFollette on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Eyes on LaFollette

Knoxville, TN

It's a trip back in time for NPT's Tennessee Crossroads as we join a group of photojournalism students from the University of Tennessee and revisit the experience of documenting life in one small Tennessee town. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.