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!
Busy Moms: A Farm to Table Fabulous Cookbook
Busy Moms- A Farm to Table Fabulous Cookbook. By Kimberly Storm Ritter, 256 pages.
Whether you work inside or outside the home, you know what it’s like to balance a busy household, and the task of cooking dinner can be daunting. Busy Moms: A Farm to Table Fabulous Cookbook is filled with go-to meals for your busy family. Full of step-by-step, easy to follow recipes, Busy Moms helps you plan a complete meal any night of the week, using only the freshest ingredients for you family. From slow cooker creations to one pot meals to air fryer treats, this cookbook will get your family back around the table as quickly as possible.
Kids in the Kitchen
Kids in the Kitchen- By Sheila Simmons, 256 pages.
What better time is there to have fun with the kids in the kitchen?! Fill in the blanks to questionares. Make cool crafts. Cook. Eat. Have Fun! You will enjoy cooking almost as much as eating with easy to follow recipes the whole family will love.
Ultimate Venison Cookbook
Ultimate Venison- Cookbook for Deer Camp. By Harold Webster, Jr. 288 pages.
After more than 50 years of collecting and developing recipes, master hunter Harold Webster shares his BEST recipes from cooking at Deer Camp. These recipes are so good you’ll wish for leftovers! Simmered T-Bone Steak with Lemon Mushroom Sauce, Swedish-Style Meatballs, or Skillet Venison Meatloaf! In addition to 300 hand picked recipes, Webster includes stories about hunting and history, plus hints, tips and more!