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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Stonewall Jackson’s 1862 Valley Campaign
Stonewall Jackson’s 1862 Valley Campaign- War Comes to the Homefront. By Jonathan A. Noyalas. 154 pages.
Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley was known as the “Breadbasket of the Confederacy” due to its ample harvests and transportation centers, its role as an avenue of invasion into the North and its capacity to serve as a diversionary theater of war. Civil War historian Jonathan A. Noyalas examines General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Valley Campaign and how those victories brought hope to an infant Confederate nation, transformed the lives of the Shenandoah Valley’s civilians and emerged as Stonewall Jackson’s defining moment.
Defend the Valley: A Shenandoah family in the Civil War
Defend the Valley- A Shenandoah Family in the Civil War. By Margaretta Barton Colt. 441 Pages
In Defend the Valley, the story of the Civil War is told through the letters, diaries, and memoirs of the Bartons and Joneses- an extended family that sent twelve men into battle. By gathering together her ancestors private papers, Margaretta Barton Colt has brought the war to life through the voices of those who lived it. The book benefits from the vivid recollections found in the soldiers first hand descriptions of the battles, and the responses from the home front. The result is a fully-rounded picture of the daily struggle of the Civil War, and the passing of a way of life.
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!