Crystal Shrine Grotto

Tennessee Crossroads shares a true hidden gem that we explored over in West Tennessee. Crystal Shrine Grotto is a remarkable hand-made treasure that was 8 years in the making, by one man. It’s free, open to the public, and you’ll find it tucked away in an historic East Memphis cemetery. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television’s Tennessee Crossroads.


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We want to share a true hidden gem we explored over in west Tennessee. Crystal Shrine grotto is a remarkable hand-made treasure that was 8 years in the making, by one man. It's free, open to the public, and you'll find it tucked away in an historic east Memphis cemetery.

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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