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Belle Grove is located in the northern Shenandoah Valley near Middletown, Virginia. It was the home Major Isaac Hite and his wife Nelly Madison Hite, sister of President James Madison. Major Hite, grandson of Shenandoah Valley Pioneer Jost Hite, used enslaved labor to expand his original 483 acres to a prosperous 7500 acre plantation, growing wheat, raising livestock, and operating a large distillery and several mills. The Manor House, completed in 1797, was the centerpiece of the property and is open for touring today. MORE

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Saturday, February 4, 6-8:30 p.m. Hite of Excellence Series of Sumptuous Feasts Kick Off Party
The 2023 Hite of Excellence Series of Sumptuous Feasts Kick Off Party is Saturday, February 4 at 6… more
Wednesday, March 8, 8 p.m.Laugher on the 23rd Floor at the Winchester Little Theatre
 Join us at the Winchester Little Theatre for a special preview of Neil Simon's Laughter on… more
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