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Belle Grove is located in the northern Shenandoah Valley near Middletown, Virginia. It was the home Major Isaac Hite and his wife Nelly Madison Hite, sister of President James Madison. Major Hite, grandson of Shenandoah Valley Pioneer Jost Hite, used enslaved labor to expand his original 483 acres to a prosperous 7500 acre plantation, growing wheat, raising livestock, and operating a large distillery and several mills. The Manor House, completed in 1797, was the centerpiece of the property and is open for touring today. MORE

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Saturday, June 10, 3 p.m.Belle Grove Closing at 3 p.m. for Private Event
Belle Grove will be closing on Saturday, June 10 at 3 p.m. for a private event. There will be… more
Sunday, June 11, 2-4 p.m.Paint Party with Kelly Walker
Spend a Sunday afternoon painting with artist Kelly Walker and enjoying nibbles and wine too.… more
Saturday, June 24, 2-3:30 p.m.Partners in Preservation Driving Tour
This three-stop guided driving tour of Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park… more
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