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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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blowingrockepiscopal.jpg205 viewsThis is from the 1930-45 era.
blowrock1925.jpg210 viewsThis image was taken from a postcard, circa 1925.
boone1906.jpg211 viewsThis is from a 1906 postcard.
Boone - Bird's Eye View230 viewsThis is a hand water-colored postcard showing Boone and Howards Knob, executed about 1910.
boone1930.jpg233 viewsThis view of Boone is taken from a 1930s era postcard.
boone1baptist.jpg190 viewsThis chrome era postcard dates from the 1960s. First Baptist Church of Boone's website
boone1stmethodist.jpg188 viewsThis church, adjacent to the ASU campus, burned in the early 1980s. From a 1930s era postcard.
booneadventistch.jpg196 viewsTaken from a 1950s era post card.
Boone - Boone Cabin Site250 viewsThis circa 1910 postcard shows the reputed site of Daniel Boone's Cabin from the late 1760s.
boonegolfcourse.jpg198 viewsThis 1960s photo shows the Boone Golf Course. Golf has not really caught on with native Appalachian people, but the tourists like it.
boonelutheran.jpg199 viewsThis postcard view dates to 1930-45. This church is located at the intersection of King Street and Blowing Rock Road.
boonemountainmotel.jpg194 viewsThis 1950s postcard depicts the Mountain Motel in Boone. This type of motel was popular in the 1950s and 1960s as more and more families began to travel around the country.
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