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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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December 3 - December 30Belle Grove Holiday Tours
Belle Grove Plantation is decorated for the holidays December 3-30. In the historic Manor House,… more
December 24-25Belle Grove Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
We will be open again Sunday, December 26 1 pm-5pm for guided tours,  and Monday, December… more
December 31, 2021 & January 1, 2022Belle Grove Closed New Years Eve & Day
Belle Grove will be closed December 31, 2021 and January 1, 2022 and then we close for… more
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