Recent Crossroads Clips

Turner Museum - Grundy County on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Turner Museum – Grundy County

Tracy City, TN

December 28, 2006

We visit longtime resident William Turner of Grundy County who's on a mission to save his heritage. In his more than 80 years William Turner has never lost his fascination with his home county's past, or his determination to save it and share it. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Turner Museum - Grundy County.

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Williamson County Archives & Museum on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Williamson County Archives & Museum

Franklin, TN

December 21, 2006

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.

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Wooden Hats on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Wooden Hats

Somerset, KY

December 21, 2006

If you're an artist, it's often not what medium you use or how good you are that garners attention. Sometimes it's what you make with your talent-the subject matter. Case in point the Somerset, Kentucky wood turner Tennessee Crossroads met. He makes much of the traditional pieces, but you gotta tip your hat to his main attraction. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Wooden Hats.

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Santa Collector on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Santa Collector

Hermitage, TN

December 21, 2006

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.

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Dept. 56 Collection on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Dept. 56 Collection

Nashville, TN

December 14, 2006

Everyone's got their way of decorating at Christmas time. Some like simple and sweet, others like it gigantic and gaudy. But one Nashville, TN couple says the more the better when it comes to those Dept. 56 houses. So much so, they had to buy another house, just to have a place to put them. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Dept. 56 Collection.

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Galaxy of Lights on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Galaxy of Lights

Huntsville, AL

December 14, 2006

The thought of going to a botanical garden in the middle of winter might not make much sense, unless you are headed to the Huntsville, Alabama and the Botanical Garden there. As Tennessee Crossroads found out that at this time of the year the place sprouts a whole new crop of beautiful things all designed to make a Christmastime brighter. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Galaxy of Lights.

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Musicians Hall of Fame on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Musicians Hall of Fame

Nashville, TN

December 14, 2006

When I mention the songs "California Dreamin", "Suspicious Minds" or Stand by Your Man", you can probably spout off the singer's name. But do you know who "played" on those songs? The musicians are often the unsung heroes of the music industry yet we wouldn't have music if it wasn't for those who play the instruments. Tammi Arender discovered a museum in downtown Nashville, TN which pays homage to those who've recorded some of the most famous songs in history, at a time when it was more about talent than technology. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

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Marugg Scythes on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Marugg Scythes

Tracy City, TN

November 23, 2006

Think of a time when mowing, not just your yard but a whole field, was done by hand. While that seems like an almost impossible task, many people still prefer to do it that way. And for those people, no place in Tennessee is more important than Tracy City, TN because, as Tennessee Crossroads found out, that's the home of one of the oldest scythe makers in the country. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Marugg Scythes.

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Tennessee Aquarium on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Tennessee Aquarium

Chattanooga, TN

November 16, 2006

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.

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DC8 Jet House on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

DC8 Jet House

Chapman's Boro, TN

November 16, 2006

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.

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Stratton's Diner on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Stratton’s Diner

Ashland City, TN

January 11, 2006

You may remember the taste of the old soda fountain and diners that used to dot America back in the 50's and 60's. Today they're few and far between. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Stratton's Diner in Ashland City, TN. This business is closed, but please enjoy the memories of this journey.

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Museum of Appalachia - 2018 on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Museum of Appalachia – 2018

Clinton, TN

January 04, 2006

When you start a collection, you never know how things will go. Sometimes your collection grows so big there is hardly enough room in your house for anything else. Then what? Well, maybe you decide to create a museum to house your treasures. That's how the Museum of Appalachia came into being back in 1969. It's grown quite a bit since then. Tennessee Crossroads paid a visit to Clinton in East Tennessee to find out about the latest chapter in the museum's history. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

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