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Visitor Hours:
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Office Hours: 
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Physical Address:
336 Belle Grove Road
Middletown, Virginia  22645

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 537
Middletown, Virginia  22645

Phone: (540) 869-2028

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What to take photos at Belle Grove? Please read this! 

Please note: Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown, Virginia was named after Nelly Madison Hite's grandmother's home, Belle Grove Plantation in Port Conway (King George County), Virginia. The latter was the birthplace of James Madison and is now operated as a bed and breakfast; more information may be found here. Port Conway is 100 miles east of Middletown.

Board of Directors


Miranda Delmerico, Chair
David Scheetz, Incoming Chair
Sandra Dunkle, Secretary
Scott Terndrup, Treasurer
Bob Gail, Assistant Treasurer


Ross Bradford
Carolyn Carney
James Coates
John Fredericksen
Matthew Greer
Gary Heaton
Sally Megeath
Robbie Molden
Craig Morris
Patricia Weichmann Morris
Christa Nahhas
Wyatt Pearson

Trustees Emeritus

John H. Adamson III*
Frederick S. Andreae
Joan C. Butler*
Nancy Lee Comer
Betty Edwards
Gary R. Frink
Suzanne White McKown*
Beverley B. Shoemaker
Mrs. Lilburn T. Talley*
Mrs. Charles W. Yerkes
(* deceased)

Museum Staff

Kristen Laise, Executive Director
Anders Skandsen, Buildings and Grounds Manager
Elizabeth Dalton, Outreach Coordinator
Zach Richard, Museum Shop Coordinator
Paige Ulevich, Festivals Coordinator
Ashley Margiotti, Museum Shop Assistant