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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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Carter County, TN


18 files, last one added on Nov 12, 2007
Album viewed 359 times

Johnson County, TN


56 files, last one added on Jun 20, 2007
Album viewed 474 times

Sullivan County, TN


48 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2010
Album viewed 524 times

Sullivan County, TN People


14 files, last one added on Feb 06, 2007
Album viewed 1380 times

Washington County, TN


53 files, last one added on Nov 12, 2007
Album viewed 449 times


5 albums on 1 page(s)

Random files - Tennessee Counties & People
100_1795.jpg294 viewsThis scene was taken on October 22, 2006 by Jeff Weaver on the Backbone Rock Falls Trail.
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pics 036.jpg170 viewsPhoto September 13, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
devaulttavern.jpg303 viewsThis photo shows the Devault Tavern at Leesburg, northeast of Jonesborough. Construction began in 1819 and was completed in 1821. From the files of the Library of Congress. This photo was created in 1983 for the Historic American Buildings Survey.
IsaacLathamSmithandDarcusAdaladeSmith0001.jpg260 viewsJames Latham Smith, b.4-9-1845, d.3-28-1922, buried at Weaver Union Church Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan County, TN

Darcus Adalaide Smith Cole, b.12-21-1871, d.2-14-1963, buried at Weaver Union Church Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan County, TN

The photo may have been taken between 1917-1920.

Photo courtesy of Debi Coe
Johnson City - East Tennessee Electric Company232 viewsThis circa 1910 postcard shows the East Tennessee Electric Company's hydo facility near Johnson City.
boysdormilligan.jpg266 viewsThis is a circa 1945 postcard.
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Butler - U.S. Post Office178 viewsPhoto May 18, 2007 by Jeff Weaver
wataugadam.jpg300 viewsFrom a 1960s postcard.

Last additions - Tennessee Counties & People
Bristol, Tennessee - South Holston Lake340 viewsSouth Holston Lake taken by Don Smith on October 17, 2010.Nov 10, 2010
Kingsport - Country Club255 viewsFrom a 1930s postcard.Dec 11, 2007
Kingsport - Church Circle268 viewsTbis 1927 postcard shows the Baptist, Methodist and Presbyterian Churches in the Model City.Nov 27, 2007
Kingsport - Broad Street277 viewsThis early view of Broad Street is from a circa 1915 postcard.Nov 12, 2007
Kingsport - Rotherwood Farm298 viewsThis 1940s postcard shows the "Old Elm" and the Silk Mill on the banks of the North Fork of the Holston River.
Nov 12, 2007
Kingsport - Church Circle278 viewsThis aerial view is from a 1954 postcard.Nov 12, 2007
Jonesborough - Robert Taylor Birthplace214 viewsThis 1907 postcard shows the birthplace of famous Tennessee senator Robert Taylor. Nov 12, 2007
Milligan - Pardee Hall291 viewsThis image shows Pardee Hall on the campus of Milligan College. This is from a 1940s postcard.Nov 12, 2007