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December 13, 2018
Season 32 | Episode 24
On Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads, we visit a blacksmith at Red Tail Forge Works. Ed Jones learns the story of the Doe Creek School near Sardis, TN. Joe Elmore visits a "best kept secret" meat-and-three called Dandguere's. Cindy Carter meets an artist specializing in man's best friend, and Rob Wilds visits a West TN seed company that goes nuts over pecans at Christmas.
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Red Tail Forge Works
Blacksmithing was close to becoming a lost art. But in recent years, it’s made a resurgence. There’s even a TV series and a video game featuring the art of iron and steel. Tennessee Crossroads discovered a blacksmith in Fairview, TN who took up the task long before it was ‘cool’ to do so. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Historic Doe Creek Schoolhouse
Long before classrooms were equipped with computers or were air conditioned, many kids learned their "readin', writin', and 'rithmatic" in one room schoolhouses across the country. Most of them are long gone, but Tennessee Crossroads' Ed Jones visited one that has been restored to it's former glory near Scotts Hill, TN. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Many people claim term "meat and three" was coined in Tennessee and certainly our state has some great diners that proudly live up to the moniker. Some are even on the list of tourist attractions. This one in Nashville might considered more of a local secret and you may have trouble pronouncing the name -- most customers do -- but you won't have any trouble discovering the joys of Dandgure's Cafe. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
John Cannon – Dog Artist
Whoever said that you can't buy love, never bought a dog. It doesn't take long for our canine companions to become cherished members of the family that you'll never forget. Tennessee Crossroads met a Nashville, TN artist who immortalizes our four legged friends on canvas. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.