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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, March 19, 2022Belle Grove Open for 2022 Season
Belle Grove is  open daily for tours.   more
Saturday, May 21, 2-4 p.m.Sycamore Springs Tea
Celebrate spring at this tea on the back lawn of Belle Grove then Sycamore Springs Clothier… more
Monday, May 30, 2022Belle Grove Closed Memorial Day
Belle Grove Plantation will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of the Memorial Day… more
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