Sporting South

More Photos from “This Is Quail Country”

March/April 08

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Liam’s, a popular eatery in downtown Thomasville.

photo: Robb Aaron Gordon

Roses adorn the water tower of Thomasville, called the Rose City because of its many beautiful rose gardens.

photo: Robb Aaron Gordon

Richard Parvey walks to a dog on point in the woodlands of Tahlequah.

photo: Robb Aaron Gordon

Downtown Thomasville, once known as “the best winter resort on three continents.”

photo: Robb Aaron Gordon

More than forty rugs grace the floors of the atrium of Millpond Plantation.

photo: Robb Aaron Gordon

A huntsman holds the rewards of a good shot.

photo: Robb Aaron Gordon

The author, second from right, with his wife, Susan, and the hunting party, on a break from the hunt.

photo: Robb Aaron Gordon

Spectators head to the field in a traditional mule wagon.

photo: Robb Aaron Gordon

A horse at Coalson Plantation

photo: Robb Aaron Gordon

The gardens

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The gun room at Kevin’s, purveyors of the perfect outfit for the Thomasville hunt.

photo: Robb Aaron Gordon

The front door at Pebble Hill Plantation

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The brickwork at Pebble Hill Plantation, who’s first house was built in 1827.

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Todd Enright’s cocker spaniel, Peetie, at four months.

photo: Robb Aaron Gordon