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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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Whitetp - Upper Helton Seperate Baptist Church955 viewsPhoto Summer 2005 by Jeff Weaver. This church is located near Whitetop.
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Helton Creek579 viewsThis photograph was made in the summer of 2005 by Jeff Weaver, and shows Helton Creek near its headwaters on Whitetop Mountain. It was reported that there was gold found in these creeks in 1897. You can read about it in C. R. Boyd's 1897 book on Grayson County Geology
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WolfKnob - Estil Sturgill's Barn611 viewsThis barn is located on the former farm of James Estil Sturgill. Photo by Jeff Weaver, May 2005.
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Wolf Knob - Flame Azalea484 viewsFlame Azalea or honeysuckle as it is commonly called in this part of the world, is shown in this photograph taken in late spring 2005 on Wolf Knob Road, Grayson County, Virginia. Photographer -- Jeff Weaver
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Grassy Creek - St. John's Lutheran Church801 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, May 2005.
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Cox Chapel Community Center501 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, May 2005.
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Cox's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery509 viewsPhoto Summer 2005 by Jeff Weaver.
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Bridle Creek - Bridle Creek United Methodist Church559 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver May 2005.
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000_0675.JPG430 viewsphoto by Jeff Weaver, May 2005. This is principally an African American congregation, and member of the New Covenant Baptist Association.
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Independence - Independence United Methodist Church434 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver May 2005.
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