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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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Blwong Rock - Lake on the Cone Estate210 viewsPostmarked August `1930, this postcard shows the lake on the Moses Cone Estate near Blowing Rock.
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conemansion.jpg198 viewsThis is from a 1960s postcard.
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Blowing Rock - The Palace at Tweetsie218 viewsThis 1960s postcard shows the dance hall girls at Tweetsie's "The Palace." On a visit there in the early 1960s one of these girls planted a big old kiss on my Dad causing him no little amount of grief, although he had nothing to do with it.
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danielbooneinn.jpg200 viewsPhoto April 27, 2006 by Jeff Weaver
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dbooneinn.jpg202 viewsThe Daniel Boone Inn was located in the town of Boone. This image is from a mid-20th century post card.
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dutchcreekfalls1938.jpg194 viewsThis is from a 1938 postcard.
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galaxatblowingrock.jpg226 viewsThis is from an early 1900s postcard.
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glenburneyfalls.jpg193 viewsThis is from the 1930-45 era.
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Blowing Rock - Glen Burnie Falls201 viewsThis is from a postcard which was mailed in 1911.
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Blowing Rock- Tweetsie265 viewsThis 1960s postcard shows the Golden Nuget Saloon at the Tweetsie Railroad Amusement Park.
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grandfather1908.jpg205 viewsThis view of Grandfather Mountain from Blowing Rock is taken from a 1906 postcard.
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greenpark.jpg201 viewsThis image from the early 20th century is taken from an old postcard.
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