Recent Crossroads Clips

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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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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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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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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Civil Rights Museum on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Civil Rights Museum

Memphis, TN

January 04, 2006

Tammi Arender visits the Civil Rights Museum in Memphis and pays tribute to one of the most important figures in recent American history, Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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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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