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TN Highway 18 Proclaimed “National Bird Dog Highway” by Legislature

Bird Dog Musem, Grand JunctionBird Dog Musem, Grand JunctionDavid Smith, Bird Dog Foundation Executive Director, was informed by representatives in the Tennessee General Assembly that Public Chapter #647 had been signed into law by Governor Bill Haslam.  The legislation declares a section of TN Hwy. 18 from Hickory Valley, TN to just past Grand Junction as the “National Bird Dog Highway”.  The seven mile segment borders the historic Ames Plantation, venue for the National Field Trial Championship for over 100 years.  It also includes a highway segment adjacent to the Bird Dog Foundation, whose venues showcase the legacy of sporting dogs from nearly 540 different breeds.

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