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History Hike

Saturday, June 12, 9:30-3 p.m.

This event is sold out! To be added to the waiting list please email or call us at 540-869-2028.

A driving and outdoor walking tour of historic homes and properties in Belle Grove’s own backyard, many not open to the public. This four-hour tour will include a break for a hearty picnic lunch.

Meet at Belle Grove for coffee and pastries, then we will caravan to the Stickley Farm, take an exterior tour of Fort Bowman, and Mount Pleasant. Then we will return to Belle Grove for lunch and touring on the property and then we will end with an exterior tour of the Heater House on the neighboring Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation property. Belle Grove docent John Adamson will be our guide and we look forward to the homeowners telling us about their properties too.

Two-Piece Fried Chicken
Ranch Potato Salad
Green Beans
Choice of Soda or Water

Hosts: John Adamson, Dan Downing, Ashley Sontag

Sponsors: John & Barbara Adamson and John & Virginia Clancey

Catering: Shaffer's BBQ

Location: Meet at Belle Grove, 336 Belle Grove Road, Middletown, VA 22645 and directions will be given from there

Attire: Casual. Wear sturdy, closed toed walking shoes.

This event is part of the "Hite of Excellence Series of Sumptuous Feasts," unique parties and experiences that are hosted and sponsored by Belle Grove supporters to raise funds for our preservation and education programs. Your ticket purchases will contribute to one of our most important annual fundraisers—thank you! To be notified when these event tickets go on sale in February, please email us.