Episode 3138

Tennessee Crossroads

March 22, 2018

Season 31 | Episode 38

On Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads, Dale Hollow Dam and Reservoir celebrates its 75th anniversary. Danielle Allen soars with a model airplane club in Smyrna. Rob Wilds stops at a local restaurant that serves up some delicious barbecue and community history. Joe Elmore visits a man-made grotto in an east Memphis cemetery that's filled with art, all made with concrete.

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Smyrna Flying Aces on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Smyrna Flying Aces

Smyrna, TN

Tennessee Crossroads met a minister in Smyrna, TN who, through his efforts, encourages the members of Smyrna's Flying Aces Club to reach for the sky. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.


Dale Hollow Dam 75th Anniversary on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Dale Hollow Dam 75th Anniversary

Celina, TN

Tennessee has more than it's share of beautiful rivers. They're less beautiful when they overflow their banks and destroy lives and property. That was the case with the Obey River, until 75 years ago. This year, the construction project that tamed the Obey, and provided a fantastic recreational area is being celebrated. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.


Crystal Shrine Grotto on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Crystal Shrine Grotto

Memphis, TN

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.


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.