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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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greenparkhotel.jpg200 viewsFrom a circa 1945 postcard.
highwoodinn.jpg199 viewsThis is from a 1940s era linen postcard.
holycross.jpg206 viewsThis is from a 1932 postcard.
horninthewest.jpg195 viewsSite of the out-door drama, Horn in the West. From a 1960s postcard.
houndsears.jpg197 viewsThis is from a 1960s era postcard.
Howard_sKnob.jpg255 viewsThis photo of Howard's Knob was taken by Lola Kilby in the 1920s. Courtesy of Emily Kilby
Blowing Rock - Leaning Rock199 viewsCourtesy of
Aho - Julian Price Park Dam219 viewsFrom the collection of the Library of Congress.
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june2006pic 006.jpg200 viewsPhoto June 4, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
kingstreet1965.jpg241 viewsThis is a circa 1965 view of King Street facing west.
Blowing Rock - Lake Chetola225 viewsThis image is from a 1920s postcard.
loomhouse.jpg262 viewsTaken from a circa 1910 postcard.
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