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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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Monday, May 29, 2023Belle Grove Closed Memorial Day
Belle Grove Plantation will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2023 in observance of the Memorial Day… more
Saturday, June 3, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.GardenFest
Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Assocation's annual GardenFest at Belle Grove will be… more
Saturday, June 10, 2 p.m.Belle Grove Closing at 2 p.m. for Private Event
Belle Grove will be closing on Saturday, June 10 at 2 p.m. for a private event. There will be… more
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