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Tennessee Crossroads

July 16, 2020

Season 34 | Episode 03

This week on Tennessee Crossroads, we’ll go to Springfield, TN where Willie Mae’s BBQ scores a home run. Then visit a one-of-a-kind museum in Chattanooga, TN that's all about tow trucks. We’ll go to a West Tennessee shop known for its fine work with pewter. And finally meet a Nashville artist who specializes in man’s best friend. Join us on Tennessee Crossroads and Nashville Public Television.

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Willie Mae's BBQ on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Willie Mae’s BBQ

Springfield, TN

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the name "Willie Mae's?" You're probably thinking about baseball, right? Well, for folks in Springfield, another "B" word might take take the top spot: BARBECUE! Miranda Cohen visited a popular restaurant there recently. And from all accounts, when it comes to barbeque, Willie Mae's knocks it out of the park! Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Willie Mae's BBQ.

International Towing & Recovery Museum on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

International Towing & Recovery Museum

Chattanooga, TN

Joe Elmore visits a one-of-a-kind museum in Chattanooga.

John Cannon - Dog Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

John Cannon – Dog Artist

Nashville, TN

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.

Tennessee Pewter Company on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Tennessee Pewter Company

Somerville, TN

When we think of fine jewelry making, we usually envision craftsman working with minute tools and magnifying glasses in comfortable surroundings. Tennessee Crossroads traveled to Somerville TN and found a family that works in loud, harsh, machine shop conditions to bring us some beautiful works of art using precious metal and an ancient metalsmithing process.