Merrimack Canoes

Tennessee Crossroads travels to Crossville, TN where we discover a unique family business, one that’s been afloat for more than 50 years. They make canoes, and they make them the old fashioned way – one at a time, and each with craftsmanship that’s been handed down for generations. Join Nashville Public Television’s Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Merrimack Canoes.


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Our first stop on this week's TN travels is Crossville where Tressa Bush discovered a unique family business. One that's been afloat for more than 50 years. They make canoes, and they make them the old fashioned way - one at a time, and each with craftsmanship that's been handed down for generations.

Tressa Bush has been a part of the Crossroads family since 2007. Born and raised in Smith County, Tressa continues to live there today but finds that with each new story she learns something new about Tennessee.  A former Miss Nashville, Tressa also participated in the Miss Tennessee USA (a preliminary to the Miss USA/Miss Universe competition). 

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