It's hard for most of us to explain why we really like a particular thing. All we know is what we like, whether it's cars, peanut butter or airplanes. That's right, different makes of airplanes attract fans and collectors. One of the most dedicated groups regularly makes a pilgrimage to Tennessee to experience all things Beechcraft. Rob Wilds recently joined them in a very special celebration at the Beechcraft Heritage Museum in Tullahoma, TN. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
A lot of folks know many years in advance what they want to do when they retire, but that was not the case for Bill and Judy Heim of Lacassas, TN, they just sort of stumbled upon their retirement plans. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Red Oak Pottery.
Williamson County Tennessee has experienced tremendous growth and changes in the past decade. Malls and subdivisions now dot the landscape where once farmers tended crops and cattle grazed. For a look back into the country's rural part, Tennessee Crossroads took a tour through the Williamson County Museum that opened recently in downtown Franklin, TN. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Next time you're on I-65 at Harding Place in Nashville, TN, take a moment to consider the fact that you're driving through a Civil War battlefield. Those battles were practically fought in the front yard of our next stop. Travellers Rest is a well-preserved home from a fascinating Tennessee era and, as always, stands ready to share it's history. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
People have come from across the world to find new homes in Tennessee, each bringing with them parts of the culture they left behind. Right after the Civil War, a group of immigrants came from Switzerland to settle here. Tennessee Crossroads learned about the colony they founded in Grundy County, TN from their proud descendants and each summer they throw a celebration of all things Swiss. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Swiss Festival.