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DIY "Of Ale and History" Beer Festival!

Posted May 05, 2020
DIY "Of Ale and History" Beer Festival!
Belle Grove would have celebrated its 25th Anniversary of the “Of Ale and History” Beer Fest Saturday, May 9 but the COVID-19 health crisis caused us to cancel it. In the spirit of the…
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Honoring Shenandoah Valley's Soul Food History and Chefs

Posted August 03, 2019
Honoring Shenandoah Valley's Soul Food History and Chefs
On Saturday, August 3, 2019 Belle Grove hosted a Celebration of Soul Food and African American Chefs of the Valley. The idea for this special event was proposed by the Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage…
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Fifth Season of Archaeology of the Enslaved Quarter Completed

Posted July 28, 2019
Fifth Season of Archaeology of the Enslaved Quarter Completed
On August 2, Matthew Greer concluded the fifth and final season of archaeological fieldwork for his dissertation research on Belle Grove’s enslaved quarters. Assisting in the 2019 field work…
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Belle Grove Plantation Opens the Beverley B. Shoemaker Welcome Center

Posted April 13, 2019
Belle Grove Plantation Opens the Beverley B. Shoemaker Welcome Center
Belle Grove Plantation had the grand opening of the Beverley B. Shoemaker Welcome Center on Saturday, April 13, 2019. The Welcome Center project was announced in May 2018 along with a major gift…
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Belle Grove Plantation Opens for 2019 Season, Saturday, March 23, 2019, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Posted March 19, 2019
Belle Grove Plantation Opens for 2019 Season, Saturday, March 23, 2019, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Belle Grove Plantation will open for its 2019 season on Saturday, March 23. The Manor House will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and then resume its schedule of being open seven days a…
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Belle Grove to commemorate its African American history with demonstrations, interpretive programs, and talks

Posted November 01, 2018
Belle Grove to commemorate its African American history with demonstrations, interpretive programs, and talks
Belle Grove Plantation to Host Inalienable Rights Free and Enslaved Black Crafting a Life in the Shenandoah Valley Saturday, November 10, 2018, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Belle Grove will commemorate its African…
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