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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, March 19, 2022Belle Grove Open for 2022 Season
Belle Grove is  open daily for tours.   more
Saturday, August 20, 3-5 p.m.North Mountain Vineyard Picnic
This event is sold out. Visit North Mountain Vineyard and Winery and delight in a private tasting of… more
Sunday, August 21, 2022Open House at Fort Bowman/Harmony Hall
On Sunday, August 21 from 1-5 p.m., Belle Grove will have Fort Bowman open for touring. This… more
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