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Cross Plains, TN

Visit our town for history, great shopping, dining, and fun events!

Trash and Treasures
June 24-25, 2022

Join us for this Cross Plains tradition all day Friday and Saturday, June 24-25. All kinds of yard sale items, great food, and people to see!

Interested in being a vendor? Booth rentals benefit the Cross Plains Heritage Commission. Click here for a vendor application. Call Cross Plains City Hall for more info at 615-654-2555.

Independence Day – July 4, 2022

Join us for some great traditions in Cross Plains on Independence Day. Best of all, they are FREE!

The Kilgore Remembrance Ceremony will be conducted by the Cross Plains Heritage Commission, 9:00 AM, at the Villines Cemetery just west of downtown. The program includes a guest speaker, long hunters, and a flag ceremony. Bring your lawn chair.

Join us for live music in Kilgore Park beginning at 5:00 PM on July 4 leading up to the big fireworks show at about 9:00 PM.

Across The Plains

Originally published by the Cross Plains Heritage Commission as part of Tennessee’s bicentennial celebration in 1986, “Across the Plains: A History of Cross Plains, Tennessee” by Rita A. Read is once again available. Order your copy today!

In this patchwork of pictures and journals, letters and stories, memories and recollections, Rita A. Read has captured a moving, living portrait of Cross Plains, Tennessee—a small, rural American town. From the stories of its early settlers, the memories of its soldiers, the development of its churches and schools a picture gradually emerges of not just a town but its people—a people collectively endowed with colorful spirit, humor, and humanity.

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