Episode 3339

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Tennessee Crossroads

June 04, 2020

Season 33 | Episode 39

This week on Tennessee Crossroads, discover a historic village in downtown Murfreesboro. Visit a restaurant that serves up delicious barbecue along with a hearty helping of community history. Meet a Clarksville artist with an uncanny take on stained-glass windows. Finally, learn about a 100-year-old company in Shelbyville, still thriving in the old-fashioned pencil business. Brought to you by NPT!

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Miranda Herrick - Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Miranda Herrick – Artist

Clarksville, TN

The art of making stained glass windows has been around for ages. When they're found in churches they usually have a story to tell. Tennessee Crossroads has a story to tell about stained glass in a Clarksville church and, in the process, we met an extremely talented young artist with some uncanny, or we should say, "canny" works of art. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Miranda Herrick - Artist.

Cannonsburgh Village on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Cannonsburgh Village

Murfreesboro, TN

Rickey Chick discovers an historic village in downtown Murfreesboro.

Musgrave Pencils on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Musgrave Pencils

Shelbyville, TN

There's a Tennessee company celebrating it's 100th anniversary this year - the Musgrave Pencil Company in Shelbyville, TN that has stood the test of time and technology, as a leading manufacturer of good old, wood case pencils. Tennessee Crossroads visits their factory to see how it's done. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.

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.