Episode 3439

Tennessee Crossroads

May 27, 2021

Season 34 | Episode 39

Miranda Cohen takes us to Lebanon where one jewelry maker is giving the rare gem a tennessee twist. Joe Elmore visits Barrel BBQ in Lynchburg. Ed Jones delves into the explosive history of Old Hickory, Tennessee. And Cindy Carter meets a guitar maker for rock superstars. Presented by Nashville Public Television.

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Lucky Pearl Designs on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Lucky Pearl Designs

Lebanon, TN

Miranda Cohen visits a jewelry designer in Lebanon.


Lacey Guitars on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Lacey Guitars

Kingston Springs, TN

The master craftsman in our next story is originally from merry old England, but his love for making fine instruments first brought him to Music City nearly 40 years ago. Since then, he's built or repaired guitars for rock and roll royalty from Aerosmith to U-2. Join us on Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads and meet a guitar maker with a rich history in the music business.


Barrel House BBQ on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Barrel House BBQ

Lynchburg, TN

Joe Elmore visits Barrel BBQ in Lynchburg.


Old Hickory Tennessee on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Old Hickory Tennessee

Old Hickory, TN

You may have heard the term "company town." Back in the day, when corporations built a factory, they often built a town to go with it. Such was the case with the city of Old Hickory, Tennessee, which was literally built by DuPont. While it's no longer a company town, it still retains the neighborly charm it started with a century ago. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.