Garland King Museum

Joe Elmore tours a one of a kind museum in Shelbyville.


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Garland King was Shelbyville’s well-respected Fire Chief for most of his life. But, he was also fairly famous for his own one-of-a-kind museum. One that he crammed with artifacts that he personally acquired. The collection reflected the history of the town he dearly loved. This is the story of how Chief King’s dream lives on thanks to the dedication of a second generation King.

Joe Elmore has been the host of this Emmy-award winning series since its beginnings. As the face of Tennessee Crossroads, Joe has been taking viewers to meet interesting people and explore fascinating out-of-the-way places since 1987. Joe is also a producer and co-host of Horsepower TV on Spike TV. Joe launched his TV career at WHBQ TV in Memphis, TN, where he served as weekend anchor and reporter. Later, he was chosen to co-host the station's PM Magazine show, where he produced nationally-broadcast stories. He has also done extensive work as an independent film and video producer for clients throughout the Southeast.

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