Marathon Village

You probably know that I’ve got a passion for antique cars. I’ve also got a little bit of a sweet tooth.…if you’re anything like me, you’ll want to catch this next story. Tennessee Crossroads visits a candy maker and other shops and learns about the history of a car built in Nashville, TN, all at the Marathon Village. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television’s Tennessee Crossroads.


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You probably know that I've got a passion for antique cars. I've also got a little bit of a sweet tooth.'if you're anything like me, you'll want to catch this next story. Gretchen Bates visits a candy maker and other shops and learns about the history of a car built in Nashville...all at the Marathon Village.

Gretchen Bates joined Tennessee Crossroads in 2007 but had her first appearance on the show in 1991 when her community, The Farm, was featured on the show. Though born and raised in Lewis County, Gretchen left Tennessee to move to New York City and pursue a career in theatre. Highlights from her time in New York City include two summers at the Chautauqua Theatre, working with the Circe du Soleil, and seeing every show on Broadway. After six years on the stage in New York City, Gretchen returned home to Tennessee.

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