Map & Directions
A visit to Belle Grove is a rare opportunity to see a Northern Shenandoah antebellum plantation that began in the 18th century and still is farmed today. The historic site of Belle Grove includes the Jeffersonian inspired Manor House, original icehouse and smokehouse, a slave cemetery, a heritage apple orchard, a teaching garden, and an early 20th century barn, all set against a background of splendid mountain views.
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Located one mile south of Middletown, Virginia, on U.S. Route 11.
From I-66, take I-81 north to exit 302 (Route 627), go west on Route 627 to U.S. 11 in Middletown. Turn left to travel south on U.S. Route 11. After passing through Middletown, follow U.S. 11 one mile south to Belle Grove Road and turn right. Click here for a printable map.
Please note: Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown, Virginia was named after Nelly Madison Hite's grandmother's home, Belle Grove Plantation in Port Conway (King George County), Virginia. The latter was the birthplace of James Madison and is now operated as a bed and breakfast; more information may be found here. Port Conway is 100 miles south east of Middletown.
Not all portions of the property are accessible by wheelchair. For more information on user access contact us at:
Belle Grove Plantation
336 Belle Grove Road
Middletown, VA 22645
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