Recent Crossroads Clips

Doug Cooper - Starter Fiddles on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Doug Cooper – Starter Fiddles

Smithville, TN

February 28, 2008

We talk a lot here about what folks have decided to do when they retire. Some have thought about it a long time. Others, like the man you're going to meet now, didn't decide what he'd do until just a couple of years ago. We go now to the fiddling capital of Tennessee with Tennessee Crossroads, where a former industry worker makes fiddles for beginners. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Doug Cooper - Starter Fiddles.

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The Inn at Evins Mill on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

The Inn at Evins Mill

Smithville, TN

February 21, 2008

If walls could talk then the lodge at Evins Mills could tell some amazing stories. The two story structure and adjoining grist Mill were built just outside Smithville, TN by State Senator Edgar Evins. He entertained a lot of powerful people there, and now a Nashville, TN family owns the property and they've turned it into a rustic special event destination. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about The Inn at Evins Mill.

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Russ Jacobsohn - Wild Horses

Russ Jacobsohn – Wild Horses, Inc.

Sparta, TN

February 21, 2008

Nan Jacobsohn, a clay sculptor who lives in Sparta, TN isn't only known for her magical clay horses but she's also known as the wife of a very talented wood craftsman. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more how Russ Jacobsohn takes something we may remember from our childhood and makes it magical once again.

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Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge Center on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge Center

Birchwood, TN

February 14, 2008

Tourists love to come to Tennessee and we make them welcome with fine restaurants and hotels, but one group of visitors is more at home on a mud flat than in a fancy hotel. Don't worry, we've taken care of them too as Tennessee Crossroads visited the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge near Chattanooga, TN. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

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Dutch Maid Bakery

Dutch Maid Bakery, Tracy City

Tracy City, TN

February 14, 2008

Tennessee Crossroads visited a place that had been a mainstay in the area for about a century that was also in danger of closing its doors. So, Cindy Day decided to buy the Dutch Maid Bakery and keep the tradition going. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Dutch Maid Bakery - Tracy City.

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Cumberland County Playhouse on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Cumberland County Playhouse

Crossville, TN

February 14, 2008

Tressa Bush discovers why audiences in Crossville can't seem to get enough of one particular Cumberland County Playhouse actor.

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Wild Horses

Wild Horses, Inc.

Sparta, TN

February 14, 2008

Nan Jacobsohn, a clay sculptor who lives in Sparta, TN isn't only known for her magical clay horses but she's also known as the wife of a very talented wood craftsman. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more how Russ Jacobsohn takes something we may remember from our childhood and makes it magical once again.

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James K. Polk Home on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

James K. Polk Home

Columbia, TN

February 07, 2008

Three presidents have claimed Tennessee as home. Andrew Jackson and Andrew Johnson whom were both large figures on the historical stage. But, the third Tennessee president went to Washington, did what he said he would do and then came home, all without much fanfare. Tennessee Crossroads wanted to find out more about this most interesting president, and where better to start than the man's own home? Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about James K. Polk Home.

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Hatcher Family Dairy on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Hatcher Family Dairy

College Grove, TN

January 31, 2008

Susan Watson explores an old-fashioned, family-run dairy outside Franklin.

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Bill Lawson - Dulcimer Maker on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Bill Lawson – Dulcimer Maker

Sparta, TN

January 31, 2008

Tressa Bush discovers the unusual story behind one Sparta craftsman's dulcimer making.

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Apple Butter Festival on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Apple Butter Festival

White Bluff, TN

January 17, 2008

Tennessee Crossroads attended a festival dedicated to Apple Butter and put on by a small rural church in White Bluff, TN. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Apple Butter Festival.

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Delta Queen - Reflections on Mark Twain on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Delta Queen – Reflections on Mark Twain

Chattanooga, TN

January 17, 2008

We revisit the archives for Jerry Thompson's 1988 visit to the Delta Queen and his reflections on river life and Mark Twain. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

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