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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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December 1 - December 30Belle Grove Holiday Tours
Belle Grove Plantation is decorated for the holidays December 1-30. In the historic Manor House,… more
Saturday, December 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Book Talk and Signing with Karl Rhodes, Author of Peggy’s War
PEGGY’S WAR is a meticulously researched novel that adheres closely to the true story of… more
Sunday, December 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m.Cocktails at Christmas
This event is now sold out. Our favorite way to end the year is with a spirited party featuring a… more
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