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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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mtairy1stpresby.jpg258 viewsThis is from a 1910-20 postcard.
mtairybank.jpg247 viewsFrom a 1915-30 era postcard.
mtairybapch.jpg262 viewsThis is from a mid-20th century postcard.
mtairydepot.jpg269 viewsThis postcard was mailed in 1916.
mtairyfootball1929.jpg307 viewsThis is a 1929 photo of the Mount Airy, NC High School Football team.
mtairygranite.jpg260 viewsThis is from a postcard of the 1930-45 time period.
mtairymain1910.jpg282 viewsThis is a 1910 view of Main Street in Mount Airy, NC looking south.
mtairymain1912.jpg297 viewsThis postcard shows covered wagons crowding the streets of Mount Airy, North Carolina, ca. 1910.
mtairynursesschool.jpg261 viewsThis is from a double size postcard dating from the 1930s.
mtairypo.jpg879 viewsFrom an early 20th century postcard
mtairypresby.jpg236 viewsThis image was created about 1910.
mtairyquary.jpg290 viewsGranite stone, in particular grave makers, are made from granite quarried near Mount Airy. This is a 1930-45 era postcard.
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