The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation

When The Civil War is mentioned, we usually think of famous battles or Generals, but everyone in Tennessee was affected by the struggle – some for the worse. As this next story explains some for the better. Join Nashville Public Television’s Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation.


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When The Civil War is mentioned, we usually think of famous battles or Generals. But everyone in Tennessee was affected by the struggle. Some for the worse. And, as our next story explains... some for the better.

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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