Episode 2943

Tennessee Crossroads

February 23, 2017

Season 29 | Episode 43

This week on NPT, Tennessee Crossroads checks out a made-in-Tennessee line of garments coming out of a century-old factory in Bristol, visit a local restaurant that serves up some delicious barbecue along with a hearty helping of community history, head to the Knoxville Visitors Center to listen in on a popular live radio broadcast, and also explore a museum dedicated to moving history.

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LC King Manufacturing on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

LC King Manufacturing

Bristol, TN

You don't see many Made-in-America labeled clothes, hanging on store racks nowadays. Most of that business left the country, in the name of free trade. But don't dispair. Tennessee Crossroads will take you to a Made in Tennessee line of garments coming out of a century-old factory in Bristol, TN. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Corner Pit Barbecue on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Corner Pit Barbecue

Dellrose, TN

When you order barbecue, maybe you get a side order of potato salad or baked beans. Tennessee Crossroads visited the Corner Pit Barbecue in the community of Bryson, TN. Owner Bill Pfeiffer and his family keep the history of the community alive while also keeping the barbecue coming. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.


Days Gone By Museum on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Days Gone By Museum

Portland, TN

Many people love to look at old tractors and antique cares which conjure up a bit of nostalgia and reminds us of a time before GPS and satellite radio. One Portland, Tennessee man is making it easy for us to remember those days gone by. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Days Gone By Museum.


WDVX Blue Plate Special on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

WDVX Blue Plate Special

Knoxville, TN

When you visit downtown Knoxville, TN, you'll have to be sure to stop by the Visitors Center where you'll be surprised to find more than a place to ask for directions or to pick up some travel brochures about popular places to visit. In fact, as Tennessee Crossroads discovered, you'll find the Visitors Center to be one of the most popular places in town around the noon hour for not only tourists but for locals as well. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about WDVX Blue Plate Special.