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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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Bland County, VA


12 files, last one added on Feb 20, 2007
Album viewed 924 times

Carroll County, VA


52 files, last one added on Feb 19, 2008
Album viewed 2155 times

Dickenson County, VA


9 files, last one added on Sep 19, 2013
Album viewed 360 times

Grayson County, VA, Western Communities


4 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2013
Album viewed 1048 times

Floyd County, VA


12 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2007
Album viewed 629 times

Giles County, VA


26 files, last one added on Oct 09, 2007
Album viewed 591 times

Grayson County and City of Galax, VA


Photos of physical features from Grayson County, and the City of Galax, Virginia.

631 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2015
Album viewed 3383 times

Montgomery County, VA


109 files, last one added on Mar 08, 2008
Album viewed 1184 times

Pulaski County, VA


48 files, last one added on Mar 08, 2008
Album viewed 7869 times

Smyth County, VA


948 files, last one added on Nov 17, 2010
Album viewed 47612 times

Tazewell County, VA


56 files, last one added on Nov 17, 2010
Album viewed 1475 times

Washington County, VA

Old Train Station May2004.JPG

269 files, last one added on Nov 17, 2010
Album viewed 2432 times

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Random files - Virginia Counties
maw36.jpg425 viewsThis is a John Porter photo taken in the late 1930s of his children playing in the lake at Hungry Mother State Park.
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pics 232~0.jpg195 viewsPhoto October 8, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
wytheville0001-1956.jpg569 viewsThis is a postcard view of Wytheville from 1956. Courtesy of Steve Grubb
100_1643.jpg266 viewsPhoto April 23, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
saltville1905.jpg466 viewsThis is a circa 1905 view of the Saltville Well Fields.
bumbleebess1900~1.jpg513 viewsThis is the 1900 Basketball team - the Bumblee Bees.
grosecloserr.jpg558 viewsThe particulars about this photo have been lost except for the location. It appears to be from the late 19th century, and probably came from Tom Totten's collection. Courtesy of Don Smith
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Groseclose - Lindamood School419 viewsThis one room school dates from circa 1890. Photo July 13, 2007 by Jeff Weaver.

Last additions - Virginia Counties
Grayson County Places212 viewsMar 28, 2015
Bridle Creek School215 viewsDec 16, 2014
Bear Pen School.222 viewsSep 19, 2013
This is another historical marker for the town of Clintwood.201 viewsSep 19, 2013
Dickenson County, Virginia's Coal Miners Memorial193 viewsSep 19, 2013
This is a Bold Creek Church meeting.213 viewsSep 19, 2013
260 viewsSep 19, 2013
Dickenson County, Virginia's Veterans Memorial188 viewsSep 19, 2013