Belle Grove (Port Conway, Virginia)
Historic American Building Survey, 1941
|Location||Port Conway, Virginia|
|Area||380 acres (150 ha)|
|NRHP reference #||73002029|
|Added to NRHP||April 11, 1973|
|Designated VLR||September 19, 1972|
James Madison, the fourth President of the United States, was born on March 16, 1751, on Belle Grove plantation, in an earlier house which no longer stands. Belle Grove plantation was the childhood home of his mother, Eleanor Rose "Nellie" Conway. Her father Francis Conway was the namesake for Port Conway.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original on 2013-09-21. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Waymarking historical marker
- James Madison data
- 1939 WPA Guide
- official website
- Belle Grove, Rappahannock River, Port Royal, Caroline County, VA: 3 photos and 2 data pages at Historic American Buildings Survey
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