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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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100_1297.jpg262 viewsPhoto March 20, 2006 by Jeff Weaver
100_1299.jpg218 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, March 20, 2006.
100_1774.jpg205 viewsPhoto October 20, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
adminappnormal.jpg205 viewsThis Administration Building was for the Appalachian State Normal School, later Appalachian State Teacher's College, and still later Appalachian State University.
appstjpg.jpg204 viewsFrom a mid-20th century postcard.
astc1936.jpg255 viewsYhis 1936 postcard shows the campus as it was then. This school is now Appalachian State University.
astc1940s.jpg206 viewsThis is a 1940s linen postcard view.
asuadmin.jpg192 viewsThis photo was taken by Jeff Weaver, May 1979. Appalachian State's Website may be found here.
asuadmin1950s.jpg184 viewsThis postcard is from the late 1940s/early 1950s.
asuair.jpg206 viewsThis aerial view of the campus was taken ca. 1970
asudorms.jpg184 viewsSome of the dorms on campus. Photo by Jeff Weaver, May 1979. The gateway to Appalachian State University's web presence begins here.
asufootball.jpg207 viewsThis postcard is from the 1970s.
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