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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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Wise County, VA


6 files, last one added on Sep 16, 2013
Album viewed 125 times

Wythe County, VA


169 files, last one added on Apr 03, 2008
Album viewed 11164 times

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Random files - Virginia Counties
Hillsville - Farm Scene706 viewsThis 1930s post card shows a cattle operation near Hillsville.
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pics 193.jpg212 viewsThis October 4, 2006 photo shows the place the Appalachian Trail crosses route 600 at the Elk Garden. Photo by Jeff Weaver.
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Chilhowie - J. L. Bonham House422 viewsThis structure was erected in 1917. Photo June 30, 2007 by Jeff Weaver.
Klim's Branch School308 viewsPhoto by Shawn Dunford. Courtesy of David Arnold
Baywood - Litrettle Hampton House368 viewsThis old photo is of the home in later years with a number of
additions, smoke house, etc. The core of this home is a log cabin built by Litrell Hampton around 1850. Courtesy of Wade Weekes.
100_1748.jpg275 viewsThis is the easterly view from the Sugarlands overlook in Grayson Highlands State Park. Photo October 18, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
Chilhowie - Richardson Restaurant429 viewsCourtesy of Karen Lovell
100_1665.jpg234 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, April 23, 2006.

Last additions - Virginia Counties
Grayson County Places198 viewsMar 28, 2015
Bridle Creek School202 viewsDec 16, 2014
Bear Pen School.212 viewsSep 19, 2013
This is another historical marker for the town of Clintwood.189 viewsSep 19, 2013
Dickenson County, Virginia's Coal Miners Memorial182 viewsSep 19, 2013
This is a Bold Creek Church meeting.199 viewsSep 19, 2013
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Dickenson County, Virginia's Veterans Memorial175 viewsSep 19, 2013