Recent Crossroads Clips

Fiddler's Grove on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Fiddler’s Grove

Lebanon, TN

July 12, 2007

Tennessee Crossroads takes a tour of the historic buildings at the Wilson County fairgrounds where you will find the entertainment at the upcoming Wilson County Fair in Lebanon, TN. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

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Ben Caldwell - Metalsmith on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Ben Caldwell – Metalsmith

Nolensville, TN

July 12, 2007

Making a living as an artist isn't always easy. The artist you're about to meet struggled for years, that is until he learned a centuries old method of metalsmithing. And as Tennessee Crossroads found out, Ben Caldwell's artistic future is now as bright as the copper and silver he works with. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Ben Caldwell - Metalsmith, in Nolensville, TN.

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Boiling Spring Academy on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Boiling Spring Academy

Brentwood, TN

July 05, 2007

Susan Watson takes us back 150 years to a school in Brentwood, where students learn history by living it.

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Colonel Littleton on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Colonel Littleton

Lynnville, TN

July 05, 2007

If you treasure hand-me-down gifts like your grandfather's pocket watch or pocketknife, you'll be interested in this next story. Items like that are hard to come by these days. But Col. Littleton in Lynnville, TN wants to bring back that piece of tradition of the past by creating leather goods and other items that aren't just gifts but help foster emotional bonds.

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Banjo Picker on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Banjo Picker

Hendersonville, TN

June 21, 2007

The unmistakable sound of traditional banjo picking can quickly take you back to the times of Uncle Dave Macon and Grandpa Jones. There's a banjo picker in West Tennessee wanting to carry on that musical tradition and as Tennessee Crossroads discovered, he's got some very personal reasons for wanting to do so. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Philip Steinmetz - Banjo Picker.

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Emil's Bistro & Marketplace on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Emil’s Bistro & Marketplace

Tullahoma, TN

June 21, 2007

Tennessee Crossroads takes a trip to Tullahoma, TN to the former home of a mayor, now home to some rather unexpected gourmet dining. It's the result of Franco-American romance that lead to husband-wife restaurant team. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Emil's Restaurant.

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Forbus General Store on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Forbus General Store

Pall Mall, TN

June 14, 2007

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.

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Ocoee Mist Bed and Breakfast on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Ocoee Mist Bed and Breakfast

Benton, TN

June 14, 2007

Tennessee Crossroads visits a Bed and Breakfast near the Ocoee River that's perfect for getting away. But, as she discovered, you will be in the company of about 100 assorted furry neighbors. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Ocoee Mist Bed and Breakfast in Benton, TN.

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Ocoee Adventures on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Ocoee Adventures

Copperhill, TN

May 31, 2007

Tennessee Crossroads goes for a ride on the Ocoee River in East Tennessee, then we find out why a "yurt" is helpful at the end of the day. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Ocoee Adventures.

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Traveller's Rest Plantation on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Traveller’s Rest Plantation

Nashville, TN

May 31, 2007

Next time you're on I-65 at Harding Place in Nashville, TN, take a moment to consider the fact that you're driving through a Civil War battlefield. Those battles were practically fought in the front yard of our next stop. Travellers Rest is a well-preserved home from a fascinating Tennessee era and, as always, stands ready to share it's history. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

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Nashville Mounted Patrol School on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Nashville Mounted Patrol School

Nashville, TN

May 17, 2007

If you've been to a major Nashville event like a Titans game or even the recent Music City Marathon, you've probably seen the Mounted Patrol, the police on horseback. It's amazing to see what these officers and their horses go through to make sure the horses stay calm, cool and collected. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Nashville Mounted Patrol School.

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Flat Creek Community Center on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Flat Creek Community Center

Shelbyville, TN

May 10, 2007

Flat Creek is barely a dot on the Tennessee road map. It's 7 miles South of Shelbyville, TN in Bedford County. It actually doesn't even have a traffic light. As Tennessee Crossroads discovered on the 1st Saturday of each month it's a hot spot for old fashioned entertainment and eating. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Flat Creek Community Center.

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