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Visitor Hours:
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Office Hours: 
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Physical Address:
336 Belle Grove Road
Middletown, Virginia  22645

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 537
Middletown, Virginia  22645

Phone: (540) 869-2028
Fax: (540) 869-9638

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What to take photos at Belle Grove? Please read this! 

Please note: Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown, Virginia was named after Nelly Madison Hite's grandmother's home, Belle Grove Plantation in Port Conway (King George County), Virginia. The latter was the birthplace of James Madison and is now operated as a bed and breakfast; more information may be found here. Port Conway is 100 miles east of Middletown.

Board of Directors


Suzanne Porter, Chair
John Clancey, Chair-elect
John Adamson, Vice-Chair
Sandra Dunkle, Secretary
Robert Mowery, Treasurer
R. Ben Weber, Assistant Treasurer


Candace Clinedinst
Suzanne Conrad
Katie Harvard
Melanie Henry
Robert Nieweg
Susan Old
Michael Perry
Matthew Shaffer
Beverley B. Shoemaker
Wayne Sulfridge
Matt Ubben
Autumn Walakira


Museum Staff

Kristen Laise, Executive Director
Dennis Campbell, Buildings and Grounds Supervisor
Kelynn Powell, Museum Shop Coordinator
Jessica Jenkins, Outreach Coordinator
Rich Coyle, Programs Assistant
JoAnn Grooms, Visitor Services Clerk