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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

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statestreet.jpg436 viewsThis view of State Street is taken from a postcard mailed in 1939.
statestreet1908.jpg444 viewsThis is a 1908 postcard showing State Street in Bristol. Note the trolly tracks in the center of the street.
statestreet1910.jpg419 viewsThis is a circa 1910 postcard view of State Street.
statestreet1927.jpg466 viewsThis is a 1927 night-time view of State Street in Bristol.
statestreet1927a.jpg409 viewsThis is a daytime view of State Street in 1927.
statestreetmethodist1910.jpg421 viewsThis is from a 1908-1910 postcard.
Sullins College489 viewsThis is a circa 1907 postcard of the Sullins College Building.
sullinscollege.jpg413 viewsThis is from a 1930s era linen postcard.
sullinscollege~0.jpg376 viewsThis is from a 1930-45 postcard.
tricitiesairportca1935.jpg415 viewsThis post card was mailed in 1935.
unionstation1902.jpg400 viewsThis is a 1902 view of Union Station in Bristol, VA.
vaintermont.jpg398 viewsThis view of Virginia Intermont College is taken from a 1930s era postcard.
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