Belle Grove Plantation Opens for 2018 Season with Celebration of James Madison’s Birthday

Posted March 18, 2018
Belle Grove Plantation Opens for 2018 Season with Celebration of James Madison’s Birthday
Belle Grove Plantation opened for its 2018 season on Saturday, March 17 with a special celebration of President James Madison’s Birthday. President Madison was the famous brother-in-law to Belle Grove as it was the home of his sister Nelly. James Madison’s… Read More

Farm to Fork Fondo Expands in 2018 to Shenandoah

Posted November 12, 2017
Farm to Fork Fondo Expands in 2018 to Shenandoah
The award-winning bicycle event series Farm to Fork Fondo will include a stop in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley in 2018. 500 cyclists from throughout the country are expected to attend Farm to Fork Fondo – Shenandoah on May 19-20, 2018 at… Read More

Belle Grove Hosts the 2017 U. S. Border Collie Handlers Association's National Sheepdog Finals

Posted October 02, 2017
Belle Grove Hosts the 2017 U. S. Border Collie Handlers Association’s National Sheepdog Finals
Belle Grove hosted the 2017 U.S. Border Collie Handlers Association's National Sheepdog Finals from September 26-October 1, 2017. Only 150 champion sheep dogs and their handlers qualified for this event that crowned the  North American champion. This was the fourth time that… Read More

Belle Grove Celebrates 50th Anniversary as a Museum

Posted August 13, 2017
Belle Grove Celebrates 50th Anniversary as a Museum
August 13, 2017 marked the 50th anniversary of Belle Grove Plantation operating as a historic house museum.  The property was bequest by Francis Welles Hunnewell of Wellesley, Massachusetts to the National Trust for Historic Preservation to become a museum.  Mr. Hunnewell… Read More

Belle Grove Hosts Warren-Page County NAACP Black History Month Program

Posted February 04, 2017
Belle Grove Hosts Warren-Page County NAACP Black History Month Program
In association with Belle Grove Plantation, the Warren-Page Branch #7125 of the NAACP celebrated Black History Month on February 4, 2017. The event was free and open to the public; more than 100 people attended. The program began with an… Read More

Belle Grove Plantation Christmas Tours “O Tannenbaum—A Festival of Trees”

Posted November 28, 2016
Belle Grove Plantation Christmas Tours “O Tannenbaum—A Festival of Trees”
For the 2016 holiday season, Belle Grove Plantation featured decorated trees in each room of the historic Manor House for “O Tannenbaum--A Festival of Trees.”  In addition to the centerpiece 12-foot tree in the Parlor, area Garden Clubs adorned each… Read More