Shannon Moeck, Park Ranger at Ceder Creek and Belle Grove
Kneading in Silence:
A Glimpse into the Life of the Enslaved Cook Judah
This 30 minute presentation discussing the life of Judah, the enslaved cook of Belle Grove. Purchased by the Hite's with her two young boys, Judah remained their cook until her death in 1836. This program will take place in the winter kitchen of the Belle Grove Manor House.
Free & Enslaved Blacks Crafting A Life In The Shenandoah Valley
Saturday, November 13, 2021, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Belle Grove Plantation will offer complimentary admission and feature special programming on the African American history of the site and of the Shenandoah Valley with speakers and special guests from The Slave Dwelling Project, Josephine School Community Museum, Shenandoah County Library and Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park.
To learn about all ranger led programs and activities, please check out our calendar page.