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New River Notes — Complete

January 21, 2014

After about two years of work we have completed a major upgrade to New River Notes. On January 21, 2014 we switched in the last of the updated files and final page revisions.

In January 2013 we introduced the new site layout but because there were many pages left to do there was a big red Under Construction on the front page. A year later we've finished all of the pages that were on the original site. Construction is complete. We have a great looking site full of material to help you in your research and possibly entertain you.

We're not finished. A site like this can't just freeze in time. It must be maintained, .... Read More

New River Notes

January 6, 2013

New River Notes, a leading genealogy resource for the New River Valley of North Carolina and Virginia, launched its new look website today.

new river valley mapNew River Notes was originally launched in 1998 by Jeffrey C. Weaver providing New River Valley researchers with a new wealth of information and that tradition is continued today by the Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc.

Welcome and we hope you enjoy our new look. For more information on the changes and plans see posts on the GCVHF Google+ Page.

New River Notes Photo Gallery

Collection of historic and current photos mostly covering the upper New River area of southwestern Virginia and nortwestern North Carolina

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Alleghany County, NC


110 files, last one added on Apr 15, 2008
Album viewed 737 times

Ashe County, NC


386 files, last one added on Sep 18, 2013
Album viewed 4373 times

Caldwell County, NC


17 files, last one added on Sep 19, 2013
Album viewed 9254 times

Surry County, NC


44 files, last one added on Oct 15, 2007
Album viewed 1747 times

Watauga County, NC


116 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2008
Album viewed 1490 times

Wilkes County, NC


67 files, last one added on Sep 18, 2013
Album viewed 2779 times

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Random files - North Carolina Counties
arnoldsarah.jpg586 viewsGrave Marker for Sarah Arnold. Born May 20, 1839 - Died ____ 1898.
windfallfall.jpg333 viewsThis fall view was taken from the top of the Windfall, Ashe County, NC in October 1980 by Jeff Weaver
dbooneinn.jpg216 viewsThe Daniel Boone Inn was located in the town of Boone. This image is from a mid-20th century post card.
hspgs.jpg499 viewsThis photo is from the 1970s.
stlukesepiscopal.jpg215 viewsThis is from a 1930-45 linen postcard.
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West Jefferson - Main Street345 viewsThis photo was taken on a rainy Sunday Morning on June 3, 2007 by Jeff Weaver. The town's website is here.
PineyCreekUMCsign.jpg255 viewsPhoto March 2006 by Carol Lindamood
wataugahouseca1912.jpg264 viewsThis is a circa 1912 postcard of an early tourist home in Blowing Rock.

Last additions - North Carolina Counties
Roses Store, Downtown Lenoir179 viewsSep 19, 2013
Lenoir Rhyne College157 viewsSep 19, 2013
Lenoir Rhyne College153 viewsSep 19, 2013
Lenoir Methodist Church150 viewsSep 19, 2013
Main Street, Lenoir, North Carolina, ca. 1915195 viewsSep 19, 2013
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Panoramic View of Lenoir at Night189 viewsSep 19, 2013
Aerial View of Lenoir218 viewsSep 19, 2013