Tennessee Crossroads travels to Dandridge, TN to meet a couple who share not only a love for each other but a love for creating art from copper. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Dinwoodie Metal Sculptors.
Pall Mall, TN
Owner Joe Sells grew up nearby Pall Mall, TN and always wanted to open a general store, discussed it with his wife and children, tried to be a general store for a few years but did not work financially. So, he noticed a lot of tourists and he did not have anything for them to buy. And that's when a light went off in his head to make and sell fudge. It worked! He's living his dream, and Pig, well it's just something the folks there do to pass the time. They take it seriously, gives locals a place to "hang out", whittle on the front porch in summer, sit by fire in winter and play cards. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Forbus General Store.
Chapman's Boro, TN
Anyone who has ever followed their dream of becoming a pilot will tell you, there's nothing like the time you spend in your plane. One pilot in Ashland City, TN says he loves flying so much, he wants to live in a plane. And he does. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Red Lane and his DC8 Jet Airplane House.
Tennessee Crossroads, and Nashville Public Television honor African American history month with a visit to the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis. Linn Sitler toured the hallowed halls recently to explore new exhibits that are both educational and inspirational. Join us on Tennessee Crossroads and Nashville Public Television to find out more.
A few years back, Joe Elmore visited this antebellum mansion, and Nashville landmark, to find out what Christmas was like in the 1800's.
If you like to look at architectural magazines to find unique decorating ideas for your home, you'll love this story. One Tennessee artist has found a way to marry architecture and ceramics.
Ashland City, TN
There's just nothing more relaxing than spending time on the water whether it's fishing or skiing or swimming. Tennessee Crossroads found a unique way to view a historical Tennessee waterway that we sometimes take for granted because it's right in our own backyard. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Blue Heron Cruises. Blue Heron Cruises is permanently closed, but you can watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads. Captain Jim sold the boat and has retired. Blue Heron Cruises are grateful for 19 great years and thousands of wonderful customers.
Many of us like to decorate for Christmas, but one retired teacher in Hermitage, Tennessee has taken decorating to the extreme. Her house is overflowing with Old Saint Nick. If this story doesn't get you in the Christmas spirit, nothing will. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Daniel Lai has an interesting relationship with books. Both an artist and a scholar, he manages to reshape our perception of the written word. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Every year nearly 4 million dogs enter shelters here in the U.S. Tennessee Crossroads spent the morning with an organization that puts boots on the ground, hiking boots, that is, in an effort to help local canines put their best paw forward and find their forever home. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Tennessee Crossroads discovers that life is a picnic at one particular former Chattanooga, TN gas station. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Purple Daisy Picnic Cafe.