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Ames Plantation, home of the National Field Trial Championship for All-Age Bird Dogs, is a privately owned research and education facility operated by Successor Trustees of the Hobart Ames Foundation through the Will of the late Julia Colony Ames.

The Plantation's 18,400 acre land base is made available to UT AgResearch as one of 10 Research and Education Centers located acorss the State of Tennessee. The Ames Foundation also partners with other universities and state agencies across the southern United States in a multitued of research and educational endeavors. Its cooperative programs focus on forestry-wildlife interactions as well as forage, beef cattle, plant and soil science, and cultural resource issues.

It is through this website that we wish to share with you a visual record of the Ames Plantation. Use our photo galleries as your personal window through which you may explore our exciting educational, sporting and research activities.

For more information about the Ames Plantation visit our website at

Featured Galleries & Collections

Heritage Festival 2014

45 photos
Heritage Festival 2014

Archaeology Field School 2015

134 photos
Archaeology Field School 2015

Miller's Dialing In Recap

18 items
Miller's Dialing In Recap

Award Ceremony

9 photos
Award Ceremony

All Photographs

Photos & Videos From the 2015 National Championship

Galleries 17
365 photos

Photos From the 2014 National Championship

Galleries 13
327 photos

Photos From the 2013 National Championship

Galleries 12
355 photos

Photos From the 2012 National Championship

Galleries 19
310 photos

Photos From The 2011 National Championship

Galleries 23
374 photos

Photos From The 2010 National Championship

Galleries 25
391 photos

19th Century Cemeteries on Ames Plantation

Galleries 6
37 photos
19th Century Cemeteries on Ames Plantation

Heritage Festivals

Galleries 7
490 photos
Heritage Festivals

Hunting Club

Galleries 11
364 photos
Hunting Club

Archaeology Field Schools

Galleries 5
387 photos
Archaeology Field Schools

Boy Scout Projects

Galleries 1
36 photos

GJ Depot

Galleries 1
126 photos