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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.

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asuhospital.jpg185 viewsThis postcard dates from circa. 1945.
asuquad.jpg184 viewsThis is from a 1930-45 linen postcard.
asuscience.jpg184 viewsThis postcard is from the 1930-45 linen era. This was the science building on the campus of what was then known as Appalachian State Teacher's College.
blackbearmotel.jpg191 viewsThis view is probably from the 1950s.
Boone - Black Bear Trail210 viewsFrom a 1930s postcard. This is now US 321 from Boone to Blowing Rock.
blowingrock.jpg190 viewsThis is rock the formation which gives the village its name. This postcard view is from 1930-45.
blowingrock1955.jpg201 viewsThis is from a 1955 postcard.
blowingrock40.jpg210 viewsThis is a 1940s postcard of Main Street in Blowing Rock.
blowingrockbaptist.jpg199 viewsThis is from a linen era postcard (1930-45).
blowingrockca1900.jpg230 viewsThis real photograph postcard dates from about 1900.
blowingrockchristiansciencechurch.jpg199 viewsFrom a 1960s postcard.
blowingrockcountryclub.jpg195 viewsThis is from a 1930s postcard.
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