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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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elkinpo~0.jpg248 viewsThis is a linen postcard view from the 1930-45 era.
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elkinschool.jpg258 viewsThis is a pre-1920 image of the Elkin Public School
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eyehospmtairy.jpg260 viewsThis is from an early 1930s postcard.
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Mount Airy - Granite Quarry326 viewsA very early (1910) postcard view of the granite quarry near Mount Airy, NC.
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holyangelsrcc.jpg261 viewsThis is from a mid-20th century postcard.
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Haystack Road342 viewsThe sign on the side of the road and the graves in the background. You can see what a great job someone has done to clean up and maintain the place.

Date Taken: 6/22/02

Place Taken: Haystack Road near Devotion in Surry County, NC

Courtesy of Nanalee Wrenn
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IMG_0187.jpg350 viewsThis shot shows the outdoor preaching stand at Mitchell's River Primitive Baptist Church.

Photo courtesy of Penne Sandbeck
Historic Architecture Group
HEU/PDEA
NCDOT
1583 MSC
Raleigh, NC 27699-1583
MartinMemHosp.jpg
MartinMemHosp.jpg289 viewsThis view is probably from the 1920s.
martinnurseshome.jpg
martinnurseshome.jpg264 viewsThis is from a circa 1920 postcard.
moodyfuneralhome.jpg
moodyfuneralhome.jpg314 viewsThis post card dates from 1939.
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mtairy1910.jpg352 viewsThis is another view of Main Street in Mount Airy from 1910.
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Mount Airy - Aerial View303 viewsThis aerial view of Mount Airy, North Carolina dates from 1968.
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