Tag Archive for Tennessee

Tribune-Courier: Floating Artist

In general, when people are posed with the question, ‘What…

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Gene Davidson

Gene Davidson owner of the Clifton Marina

We talked to Gene Davidson who owns the Clifton Marina.…

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Gene Lineberry

Glen Lineberry worked on towboats for 50 years

He worked for 40 years on line towboats that would…

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Alabama WHNT: California man lives on a ‘Shanty Boat’ documenting Florence residents

It’s one of the oddest sights you might see on…

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Anthony Givens Fathers Store

One of the last mom and pop stores

After World War II around 1955, my dad got a…

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Join us for a Secret History exhibition at Kennedy Douglass…

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Family Shantyboat Photos

One of the many folks we met in Florence Alabama…

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Times Daily: Telling secrets: California artist gathers river stories from a shanty

Times Daily By Monica Collier For four days, Friday through…

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Shantyboat on the Tennessee River

Florence Courier-Journal: The River’s Life and People

A rustic recreated 1940s shanty boat, a daring river voyage,…

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A Morning with Zachary Nelson [AUDIO]

We ran into Zach Nelson while we were docked at…

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WAFF Huntsville: Shanty floating down the TN seeking hidden histories of river people [VIDEO]

Get close enough to the Tennessee river, you can hear…

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An Interview with the Arsenal Archaeologist

I had the opportunity to interview Ben Hoksbergen, archaeologist for…

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WVLT Knoxville: Shanty boat tours America’s rivers via Knoxville [VIDEO]

It's a hot summer day on Knoxville's Volunteer Landing and…

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UK DailyMail: Could you live on a ‘shantyboat’? Artist calls this tiny homemade floating shack home as he journeys around the Tennessee River

A homemade 'shanty boat' is currently floating down the Tennessee…

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Doris Turner – What does the river mean to you? [VIDEO]

Excerpt from interview with Dorris Turner in Guntersville, Alabama along…

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TVA bans new floating homes, but allows existing homes to stay

Since the 1950s, floating homes on the water have been…

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Huntsville Times: Fishing For Stories

Artist cruises into Huntsville today (or tomorrow) on a shantyboat…

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Guntersville Gleam: He’s running the river in a shanty boat

Guntersville Advertiser-Gleam by Joe Cagle People in Guntersville are used…

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Photo by Clay Duda.

Knoxville Mercury: Life Aboard the Shantyboat Dotty [SLIDESHOW]

Knoxville Mercury By Clay Duda

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An Hour of Frogs [AUDIO]

An ocean of lily pads in a lake on the…

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Artist on Tennessee River Journey to Gather Stories

California artist collecting stories of river people HI-RES PHOTOS AVAILABLE:…

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Shantyboat on Brown’s Lake [PANORAMA]

Anchored for the night on Brown's Lake near Walker's Landing…

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James Wade, self-described Tennessee hillbilly and amazingly friendly man, sold us Mr Johnson II, our new old outboard

James Wade, self-described Tennessee hillbilly and amazingly friendly man, sold us Mr Johnson II, our new old outboard

James Wade, self-described Tennessee hillbilly and amazingly friendly man, sold…

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Chattanooga Times Free Press: Rollin’ on the River: Artist heading down Tennessee River, documenting the lives of river people

Life on America's vast rivers always fascinated Wes Modes. As…

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Sam Houston and the Secret History of Hiwassee Island

He ran away from home and lived with an eccentric…

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Welcome to Chattanooga. Here, have a cataclysm

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Ben Duncan, Duncan’s Boat Dock

People in Knoxville told us, "You have to meet Ben…

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Knoxville, Tennessee

We are in beautiful Knoxville, Tennessee where the weather is…

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Family on Houseboat

Shanty Boat Blues [Audio]

Jimmy Murphy recorded Shanty Boat Blues sometimes in the late…

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