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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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March-October 2021Belle Grove Open
Belle Grove Plantation is open to the public. We conduct guided tours of the historic Manor House… more
Saturday, November 6, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. & 1-4 p.m. and Sunday, November 7, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.Antiques Appraisals
Expert appraiser, Sandra Perry will be available for verbal evaluations of antiques and heirlooms on… more
Thursday, November 11, 2021Belle Grove Closed for Veterans Day
Belle Grove Plantation will be closed in observance of Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11, 2021. more
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