Belle Grove Hosts the 2017 U. S. Border Collie Handlers Association's National Sheepdog Finals

Posted October 02, 2017
Belle Grove Hosts the 2017 U. S. Border Collie Handlers Association’s National Sheepdog Finals
Belle Grove hosted the 2017 U.S. Border Collie Handlers Association's National Sheepdog Finals from September 26-October 1, 2017. Only 150 champion sheep dogs and their handlers qualified for this event that crowned the  North American champion. This was the fourth time that… Read More

Belle Grove Celebrates 50th Anniversary as a Museum

Posted August 13, 2017
Belle Grove Celebrates 50th Anniversary as a Museum
August 13, 2017 marked the 50th anniversary of Belle Grove Plantation operating as a historic house museum.  The property was bequest by Francis Welles Hunnewell of Wellesley, Massachusetts to the National Trust for Historic Preservation to become a museum.  Mr. Hunnewell… Read More

Belle Grove Hosts Warren-Page County NAACP Black History Month Program

Posted February 04, 2017
Belle Grove Hosts Warren-Page County NAACP Black History Month Program
In association with Belle Grove Plantation, the Warren-Page Branch #7125 of the NAACP celebrated Black History Month on February 4, 2017. The event was free and open to the public; more than 100 people attended. The program began with an… Read More

Belle Grove Plantation Christmas Tours “O Tannenbaum—A Festival of Trees”

Posted November 28, 2016
Belle Grove Plantation Christmas Tours “O Tannenbaum—A Festival of Trees”
For the 2016 holiday season, Belle Grove Plantation featured decorated trees in each room of the historic Manor House for “O Tannenbaum--A Festival of Trees.”  In addition to the centerpiece 12-foot tree in the Parlor, area Garden Clubs adorned each… Read More

"The Slave Dwelling Project" Visits Belle Grove

Posted October 20, 2016
“The Slave Dwelling Project” Visits Belle Grove
As part of its commemoration of the  152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek, Belle Grove Plantation included a visit from The Slave Dwelling Project. Founder Joseph McGill's organization works to document and preserve extant slave dwellings and they… Read More

Belle Grove Hosts Temporary Exhibit "To Be Sold: Virginia and the American Slave Trade"

Posted July 24, 2016
Belle Grove Hosts Temporary Exhibit “To Be Sold: Virginia and the American Slave Trade”
Belle Grove Plantation hosted the traveling exhibition "To Be Sold: Virginia and the American Slave Trade" from Wednesday, July 27 through Sunday, September 25, 2016. This exhibit was created by the Library of Virginia with support from the National Endowment… Read More