Miss Mary Bobo’s Boarding House

Joe Elmore travels to a Lynchburg landmark where boarding house dining is a huge attraction.

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Before the advent of hotel and motel chains, boarding houses were popular stops for travelers who needed a warm bed and a square meal. Today, it's hard to imagine people from all over the world planning vacation stops at a TN boarding house. But that's the way it is at Miss Mary Bobo's in Lynchburg. While you can't spend the night, you can get the best boarding house meal imaginable.

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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