Civil War Field Trip at Belle Meade Plantation

Joe Elmore heads out to Belle Meade to discover how the Plantation has been bringing Civil War history to life for local school kids.

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Mention the Civil War to some kids and their eyes may glaze over. But Belle Meade Plantation has been getting outstanding results, by offering a field trip that brings the conflict to life.

Joe Elmore has been the host of this Emmy-award winning series since its beginnings. As the face of Tennessee Crossroads, Joe has been taking viewers to meet interesting people and explore fascinating out-of-the-way places since 1987. Joe is also a producer and co-host of Horsepower TV on Spike TV. Joe launched his TV career at WHBQ TV in Memphis, TN, where he served as weekend anchor and reporter. Later, he was chosen to co-host the station's PM Magazine show, where he produced nationally-broadcast stories. He has also done extensive work as an independent film and video producer for clients throughout the Southeast.

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