Welcome to the Museum Shop!
The Museum Shop at Belle Grove Plantation features unique gift items inspired by 18th and early 19th century Virginia Plantation life and a variety of books about the Shenandoah Valley and its history. We welcome you to take a virtual tour here and learn more about a favorite local artist Nina J Design Studios here and three great local producers The Elegant Muse, Homestead Farms at Fruit Hill Orchard, and Olive Oil Soap Company here.
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Letter from Belle Grove: Vol.1 The Private Papers of Major Isaac Hite, Jr.
This volume contains sixty-three documents authored by, or addressed to, Major Isaac Hite, Jr. Loosely termed "private papers," this collection consists of personal letters, memoranda, and commonplace books dating from throughout Major Hite's lifetime (1758-1836). Complied and Edited by Jacob M. Blosser.
Letters from Belle Grove: VOL. 2 The Private Paper of Nelly Conway Madison Hite & Ann Tunstall Maury Hite
This volumne contains forty-three letters gleaned from the archives of Handley Regional Library and the Virginia Historical Society. Together, this collection of documents helps to illuminate the lives of two women central to the Belle Grove story, Nelly Conway Madison Hite and Ann Tunstall Maury Hite. Complied and Edited by Jacob M. Blosser
Letters from Belle Grove: VOL. 3 The Public Papers of Major Isaac Hite, Jr.
This volume conatins forty-one documents pertaining to the legal or "public" affrairs of Belle Grove Plantation. Included are bonds, bills of sale, agreements, wills and other papers dating from 1789 through 1851. Compied and Edited by Jacob Blosser.
Letters from Belle Grove: VOL. 4 The Financial Papers of Major Isaac Hite, Jr.
This volume contains one hundred bills, receipts, invoices, account statements, and other financial papers relating to Isaac Hite Jr. Housed in the archives of Handley Regional Library and the Virginia Historical Society, these documents help illuminate the economic history of Belle Grove Plantation. Compiled and Edited by Jacob Blosser.
The Battle of Cedar Creek: Victory from the Jaws of Defeat
The Battle of Cedar Creek- Victory from the Jaws of Defeat. By Jonathan A. Noyalas. 125 Pages.
Of the thirteen major battles fought in the Shenandoah Valley, none was more influential than the Battle of Cedar Creek. On October 19, 1864, General Philip Sheridan’s Union troops finally gained control of the valley, which eliminated the Shenandoah as a supply source for Confederate forces in Virginia, ended the valley’s role as a diversionary theater of war and stopped its uses as an avenue of invasion into the North.
Eat& Explore Virginia: Cookbook and Travel Guide
Eat & Explore Virginia- Cookbook and Travel Guide. By Christy Campbell, 256 pages.
Experience the Old Dominion like never before as you explore the distinct flavor of Virginia and discover the state’s exceptional communities, beloved celebrations, and remarkable destinations…all within the pages of this unique cookbook. Try making a tasty colonial beverages such as Ginger Shrub (recipe provided by Claude Moore Colonial Farm) Virginia Baked Beans (The Virginia Lovers' Gourd Society). From the Chesapeake, try Blue Crab Mac-n-Cheese; or from the heart of the Shenandoah Valley a delicious Lavender Pound Cake (reciepe provided by White Oak Lavender Farm). Plus many many more recipes!