If you treasure hand-me-down gifts like your grandfather's pocket watch or pocketknife, you'll be interested in this next story. Items like that are hard to come by these days. But Col. Littleton in Lynnville, TN wants to bring back that piece of tradition of the past by creating leather goods and other items that aren't just gifts but help foster emotional bonds.
If you liked making mud pies as a child and building bonfires as an adult, you can certainly relate tho this next story. Tennessee Crossroads' Ken Wilshire found an artist in Gassaway, TN who's almost creating modern day fossils with her unique talents. Arlene Knaak certainly knows how to make a lasting impression. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Arlene's Art.
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The neon sign was one of the best visual objects in our country’s history for giving us a sense of finding that special place on the road. Today, High Def TV and huge electronic billboards have pulled the plug on neon signs but as Tennessee Crossroads discovered, there’s a family in Dickson, TN who’s not going to let anyone turn off the switch to this nostalgic art form.