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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 938 times

Carroll County, VA


52 files, last one added on Feb 19, 2008
Album viewed 2183 times

Dickenson County, VA


9 files, last one added on Sep 19, 2013
Album viewed 381 times

Grayson County, VA, Western Communities


4 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2013
Album viewed 1082 times

Floyd County, VA


12 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2007
Album viewed 658 times

Giles County, VA


26 files, last one added on Oct 09, 2007
Album viewed 619 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 3438 times

Montgomery County, VA


109 files, last one added on Mar 08, 2008
Album viewed 1216 times

Pulaski County, VA


48 files, last one added on Mar 08, 2008
Album viewed 7918 times

Smyth County, VA


948 files, last one added on Nov 17, 2010
Album viewed 47661 times

Tazewell County, VA


56 files, last one added on Nov 17, 2010
Album viewed 1502 times

Washington County, VA

Old Train Station May2004.JPG

269 files, last one added on Nov 17, 2010
Album viewed 2453 times

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Random files - Virginia Counties
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pics 082.jpg322 viewsThis building is on the grounds of the Crab Orchard Museum and Pioneer Park. Photo September 20, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
ruralretreat~0.jpg592 viewsThe railroad line near Rural Retreat is shown here. The Virginia and East Tennessee Railroad first built the road through this area in 1855. This section of road is now operated by Norfolk and Western.
chilhowiestation.jpg431 viewsFrom a photo ca. 1930.
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pics 160.jpg231 viewsThis church was established in 1915. This photo was taken September 27, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
Plasterco - Trestle at Tin Bridge Hollow.365 viewsNEW BRIDGE WAS REPLACING OLD ONE ON RIGHT / TIN BRIDGE / NEAR PLASTERCO, VA. / CIRCA 1907. Courtesy of Don Smith
Marion - Hotel Marion471 viewsFrom a 1932 postcard.
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Picture 123~0.jpg294 viewsPhoto May 3, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
cedarspringsioof.jpg431 viewsThis post card is from the 1920-30 era.

Last additions - Virginia Counties
Grayson County Places234 viewsMar 28, 2015
Bridle Creek School239 viewsDec 16, 2014
Bear Pen School.231 viewsSep 19, 2013
This is another historical marker for the town of Clintwood.212 viewsSep 19, 2013
Dickenson County, Virginia's Coal Miners Memorial204 viewsSep 19, 2013
This is a Bold Creek Church meeting.222 viewsSep 19, 2013
272 viewsSep 19, 2013
Dickenson County, Virginia's Veterans Memorial198 viewsSep 19, 2013