Arizona boosts the Grand Canyon and spectacular sights you can get to by riding a donkey down to the canyon floor. We have our own "grand canyon" here in Tennessee, and you can experience its beauty without having anything to do with a slow, cantankerous donkey. In fact, as Tennessee Crossroads found out, you can view the Tennessee River George in comfort aboard one of the most advanced boat afloat, The River George Explorer, which calls Chattanooga, TN home. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.
Whole ways of life have disappeared without a trace they ever even existed. That might have happened in the town of Dunlap, TN near Chattanooga, TN if some of the people there hadn't gotten together to make sure a big part of their past was preserved. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about The Coke Museum in Dunlap.
As we busily run from place to place, we may forget the lessons we can learn from nature and nature's creatures. But at one school and camp near Chattanooga, TN, almost every lesson is taught with the help of beautiful surroundings, beautiful creatures and a belief in their creator. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Tennessee Dude and Guest Ranch in Dunlap, TN.
Pianos and guitars are more plentiful, but the undisputed king of musical instruments is the pipe organ. Only a handful of American companies build pipe organs, using time-honored European methods, and one of them is located just outside of Chattanooga, TN. Owners of Richards, Fowkes and Company create some of the world's best pipe organs is a matter of pride and precision craftsmanship. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.
Tennessee Crossroads takes an ocean journey at the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, TN. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Signal Mountain, TN
From Signal Mountain, TN to the Nation's Capitol one creative Chattanooga, TN artist has brought recognition to the state in so many colorful ways. Her name is Susan Parry and she's well-known for her jewelry and small sculptures, not to mention some very special Christmas tree ornaments. It's been quite a journey for her as Tennessee Crossroads discovered when we paid a visit to her studio not too long ago. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Susan Parry - Glass Artist.