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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


John Clancey, Chair
Wayne Sulfridge, Incoming Chair
Miranda Delmerico, Vice Chair
Sandra Dunkle, Secretary
Robert Mowery, Treasurer
Suzanne Conrad, Assistant Treasurer


Carolyn Carney
James Coates
Matthew Greer
Sally Megeath
Craig Morris
Robbie Molden
Christa Nahhas
Robert Nieweg
Michael Perry
David Scheetz
Matthew Shaffer

Trustees Emeritus

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

Museum Staff

Kristen Laise, Executive Director
Anders Skandsen, Buildings and Grounds Manager
Kelynn Clem, Museum Shop Manager
Elizabeth Dalton, Outreach Coordinator
Hannah Powell, Visitor Services Clerk