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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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Summer 2020Belle Grove Open for Touring
Belle Grove’s grounds and Beverley B. Shoemaker Welcome Center (which includes the Museum… more
Saturday, August 15Dinner Series Event: Crab Feast *Sold Out
On their picnic pavilion overlooking the spectacular view of Cedar Creek Battlefield, we’ll… more
Sunday, August 16, 2:00-4:30 or Sunday, September 20, 2:00-4:30Botanical/Floral in Colored Pencil Art Class with Hilary White
Sketch the bounty of the late summer in this art class with Hilary White--registration open now! more
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