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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 912 times

Carroll County, VA


52 files, last one added on Feb 19, 2008
Album viewed 2141 times

Dickenson County, VA


9 files, last one added on Sep 19, 2013
Album viewed 353 times

Grayson County, VA, Western Communities


4 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2013
Album viewed 1030 times

Floyd County, VA


12 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2007
Album viewed 619 times

Giles County, VA


26 files, last one added on Oct 09, 2007
Album viewed 568 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 3361 times

Montgomery County, VA


109 files, last one added on Mar 08, 2008
Album viewed 1174 times

Pulaski County, VA


48 files, last one added on Mar 08, 2008
Album viewed 7845 times

Smyth County, VA


948 files, last one added on Nov 17, 2010
Album viewed 47577 times

Tazewell County, VA


56 files, last one added on Nov 17, 2010
Album viewed 1465 times

Washington County, VA

Old Train Station May2004.JPG

269 files, last one added on Nov 17, 2010
Album viewed 2411 times

14 albums on 2 page(s) 1

Random files - Virginia Counties
Jamsession002.jpg431 viewsThis photo was taken at the Chilhowie Lions Club January 16, 2006 by Don Smith.
radfordpower.jpg371 viewsThis 1930-45 era postcard shows the hydroelectric power station for the City of Radford on Little River.
Troutdale - Troutdale Baptist Church346 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, March 31, 2006.
100_1545.jpg240 viewsPhoto April 14, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
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Independence - Vault Musuem283 viewsThis photo shows part of the display in the Vault Museum in the 1908 Grayson County Court House. Photo May 11, 2007 by Jeff Weaver.
Rich Valley - Old Rich Valley Road808 viewsOld Rich Valley Road, January 10, 2010. Courtesy of Don Smith.
newmanlibrary.jpg351 viewsThis is Newman Library on the Virginia Tech Campus as seen in a 1950s/1960s postcard.
damascusstation1948.jpg239 viewsThis is an image made in June 1948.

Last additions - Virginia Counties
Grayson County Places202 viewsMar 28, 2015
Bridle Creek School207 viewsDec 16, 2014
Bear Pen School.217 viewsSep 19, 2013
This is another historical marker for the town of Clintwood.196 viewsSep 19, 2013
Dickenson County, Virginia's Coal Miners Memorial188 viewsSep 19, 2013
This is a Bold Creek Church meeting.207 viewsSep 19, 2013
252 viewsSep 19, 2013
Dickenson County, Virginia's Veterans Memorial182 viewsSep 19, 2013