Belle Meade Hunt
1890 Washington Rd.,
Thomson, Georgia 30824.
Hunt Attire: Scarlet, Confederate cavalry yellow collar. Evening–scarlet, Confederate cavalry yellow collar, red satin lapels. MFHs: (1985) Edgar S. Wilson, P.O. Box 60, Thomson, GA 30824, Tel: 706-595-3333; (1999) Charles W. Lewis, P.O. Box 1790, Thomson, GA 30824, Tel: 706-595-3886, (2002) Gary Wilkes, 4767 Harlem-Wrens Rd., Harlem, GA 30814, Tel: 706-556-0322. Hon. Sec.: Angela Smith, 4914 Smith Rd., Mitchell, GA 30820, Tel: 706-595-4654. Huntsman: Edgar S. Wilson, jt.-MFH. Whippers-In: Charles W. Lewis, jt.-MFH, Gary Wilkes, jt.-MFH, (hon) Wendi Wilson, Oliver Wilcher, Robbi Gilmore, Lucy Bell, Erick Cooper, LuAnne Cooper, Diane Preston, Barbara Lee, Pete Gilmore, Chase Wilson, John T. McNeill Jr., James R. Hicks Jr. Kennelman: (Prof) Allene Reville. Kennels: Thomson, McDuffie County, Ga. Foxhounds: 1/2 couple American, 39 couples Crossbred. Hunting: Fox, coyote. Season: November–March. Meet: Wednesdays, Saturdays and most Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt–for details contact the Hon. Sec. or the MFHs. Hounds went out 60 times last season.
The country is approximately 12 by 15 miles. Rolling fields with woodland coverts, dashed with streams and ponds–with large timber tracts on the outer areas. Country is paneled with coops and post and rails. Due to the vast and contiguous nature of the main country, most meets begin from the hunt barn and kennels.