The Cumberland Plateau is a very popular area for retirees, and the land is being gobbled up fast, but there is one man who wants to preserve his 700 acre farm for generations to come, and to provide a place for people to leave the city and experience rural life. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Cumberland Mountain Lodge in Crossville, TN.
There are about 6 million miles of paved roads in the United States. This is an astounding number considering a little over 200 years ago there were none in this part of the country. Tennessee Crossroads caught up with some fellows who are making sure that our original Tennessee roads are mapped and their locations preserved forever. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Founding of the Cumberland Settlements.
Cumberland Gap, TN
During the late nineteenth century, there were about 3,000 working mills in Tennessee, including saw, textile, and grain mills. Today there are only a handful of these historic mills still in operation. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to keep them running. Tennessee Crossroads takes us to Cumberland Gap to visit a family that not only keeps the town's old mill running, they've turned it into a Bed and Breakfast. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Ashland City, TN
Tennessee Crossroads meets a pair of New Orleans transplants who resettled in Columbia, TN following Hurricane Katrina. Here, they restored an old restaurant on the Cumberland River in Ashland City where they are bringing the taste of home to Tennessee. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.