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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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Deep Gap - Trinity Baptist Church260 viewsPhoto June 20, 2007 by Jeff Weaver. Trinity's website may be found here.
PICT0017.JPG228 viewsThis school is in western Watauga County, near the Johnson County, TN line. Photo by Jeff Weaver, April 28, 2006.
Blowing Rock - Rock House302 viewsThis 1912 postcard image sows the Rock House on Yonolosee Road near Blowing Rock.
stelizrcc.jpg211 viewsThis chrome era postcard dates from the 1960s or 1970s.
stlukesepiscopal.jpg207 viewsThis is from a 1930-45 linen postcard.
stringfellowepiscopal.jpg216 viewsFrom a 1915-30 era postcard.
stringfellowestate.jpg225 viewsThis is from a circa 1905 postcard.
sunsetbrhiway.jpg216 viewsThis 1930s era postcard shows sunset on the Blowing Rock Highway.
sunshineinn.jpg225 viewsThis is a 1910-20 era postcard.
taterhillnite1940.jpg243 viewsThis is from a circa 1940 postcard.
tweetsie.jpg236 viewsTheme park near Blowing Rock using the old East Tennessee and Western North Carolina railroad equipment. The ET&WNC is locally known as the "Eat Taters and Wear No Clothes Railroad"
Blowing Rock - Tweetsie Amusement Park257 viewsThis 1960s postcard shows an overview of the Tweetsie Amusement Park between Boone and Blowing Rock, NC.
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