Nissan Heritage Collection

Most people know about Nissan’s importance to Middle TN, with vehicle production plants in Smyna and Dechard, as well as the North American Corporate Headquarters in Franklin. But the Nissan brand has a interesting history, one that’s preserved in Nashville, TN thanks to some devoted volunteers. Here’s what we discovered on a private visit to the Nissan Heritage Collection. Join Nashville Public Television’s Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.


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Most people know about Nissan's importance to Middle TN, with vehicle production plants in Smyna and Dechard, as well as the North American Corporate Headquarters in Franklin. But the Nissan brand has a interesting history too...one that's preserved in Nashville thanks to some devoted volunteers. Here's what we discovered on a private visit to the Nissan Heritage Collection.

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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