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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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December 30, 2020Belle Grove Closed for the Season
Belle Grove is closed for the winter. Our planned date to reopen for the 2021 season is Saturday,… more
2021Save the Dates for 2021 Events
We hope that 2021 brings the ability to host our full calendar of events. Please save these dates! more
Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 12-1 p.m.The Writing Is on the Wall: A Tour of Belle Grove’s Attic Graffiti
The tradition of signing the attic walls in the Belle Grove Manor House began during the Civil War… more
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