Episode 3517

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Tennessee Crossroads

November 11, 2021

Season 35 | Episode 17

Laura Faber explores Gatlinburg's arts and crafts community. Ed Jones tours Historic Doe Creek Schoolhouse. Joe Elmore dines at Jiffy Burger. Susan Watson climbs atop Nashville's 8th Avenue Reservoir.

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Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Loop

Gatlinburg, TN

Laura Faber explores Gatlinburg's arts and crafts community.

Historic Doe Creek Schoolhouse on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Historic Doe Creek Schoolhouse

Sardis, TN

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.

Jiffy Burger on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Jiffy Burger

Manchester, TN

Sometimes you just gotta leave your healthy diet at home and take a road trip to one of those out-of-the-way mom and pop cafes. The kind of place where the burgers are delicious, the prices are right and the people are fun and friendly. Our latest such find takes us to Manchester, TN where a former mayor and his family keep a 52-year tradition alive and sizzling. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.

8th Avenue Reservoir on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

8th Avenue Reservoir

Nashville, TN

Tennessee Crossroads takes us on a tour of Nashville’s 8th Avenue Reservoir and learns that the city’s water supply has to meet more stringent criteria than bottled water producers.