Many of us collect everything from tea cups to tractors and more.Tennessee Crossroads meets Richard Davenport in Smyrna, TN to meet the man who has so many collections, he has had to build a whole town to hold them all. Join Nashville Public Television’s Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Davenport Collection.
Do you like to collect things? Many of us collect everything from tea cups to tractors, but you can't collect EVERYTHING, can you? You can if you're Richard Davenport. Rob Wilds recently went to Smyrna to meet the man who has so many collections, he has had to build a whole town to hold them all.
Rob Wilds has been a part of the Tennessee Crossroads family since 1993. As one of our most frequent producers, and the recipient of several journalism awards throughout his various careers, Rob finds that the best reward for his work is meeting the fascinating people and visiting the interesting places he encounters in his travels. A presence in television, radio and print reporter for more than 20 years, Rob is a teacher, writer, producer and director as well as an actor (with appearances in feature films, television shows and on stage).