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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 131 times

Wythe County, VA


169 files, last one added on Apr 03, 2008
Album viewed 11190 times

14 albums on 2 page(s) 2

Random files - Virginia Counties
Haytegapchurch.jpg233 viewsPhoto is courtesy of Troy Taylor.
richvalleyfair.jpg423 viewsThis is a 1930s (from the cars) photo of the Rich Valley Fair.
smythch1930s.jpg416 viewsThis is a 1930s linen postcard showing the Smyth County Court House and Confederate Monument.
pleasantbranchbapt.jpg262 viewsPleasant Branch Baptist Church Building, now closed, is located on Upper Grassy Creek, near Quillen Ridge. Photo by Jeff Weaver, May 2005.
whitetopmtn1940s.jpg284 viewsThis is from a 1940s era linen postcard.
Edgewater - Sulphur Springs Methodist Church296 viewsPhoto courtesy of Stephen Isom
wellfields2.jpg493 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, Summer 2003.
millcreekmethodist.jpg236 viewsThis is the new building for Mill Creek United Methodist Church. Photo by Jeff Weaver, summer 2005.

Last additions - Virginia Counties
Grayson County Places220 viewsMar 28, 2015
Bridle Creek School225 viewsDec 16, 2014
Bear Pen School.225 viewsSep 19, 2013
This is another historical marker for the town of Clintwood.205 viewsSep 19, 2013
Dickenson County, Virginia's Coal Miners Memorial197 viewsSep 19, 2013
This is a Bold Creek Church meeting.216 viewsSep 19, 2013
265 viewsSep 19, 2013
Dickenson County, Virginia's Veterans Memorial192 viewsSep 19, 2013