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Belle Grove is located in the northern Shenandoah Valley near Middletown, Virginia. It is an authentic 1797 Manor House, built by Major Isaac Hite and his wife Nelly Madison Hite, sister of President James Madison. Major Hite, grandson of Shenandoah Valley Pioneer Jost Hite, expanded his original 483 acres to a prosperous 7500 acre plantation, growing wheat, raising cattle and Merino sheep, and operating a large distillery and several mills. MORE

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Fall 2020Belle Grove Open for Touring & Hosting Shenandoah Valley Tapestry
In November, Belle Grove’s grounds and Beverley B. Shoemaker Welcome Center (which includes… more
November 27-29Belle Grove Open Thanksgiving Weekend
Belle Grove will be open for tours on Friday, November 27 & Saturday, November 28 from 10 a.m.… more
December 4 - December 30Belle Grove Holiday Tours
For the 2020 holiday season, Belle Grove Plantation will feature decorations in each room of the… more
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