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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

Collection of historic and current photos mostly covering the upper New River area of southwestern Virginia and nortwestern North Carolina

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Comers Rock - Comers Rock Post Office345 viewsComer's Rock Post Office. Historical P.O. was center for Elk Creek postal services. Photo by David Arnold.
Comers Rock - Comers Rock School326 viewsComer's Rock School, Comer's Rock Community, Elk Creek P.O., Grayson. Photo by David Arnold.
corinthbc.jpg411 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver 2003.
courthouse.jpg402 viewsThis is a general view of the 1908 Grayson County Court House, Independence, Virginia.
Comers Rock - Cow taking Refuge307 viewsThis cow was taking refuge under a leaning rock in this shot. Photo March 21, 2008 by Jeff Weaver.
coxfortsite.jpg475 viewsThis is the site of the Cox's Fort during the American Revolution. The New River is in the foreground. Photo by Jeff Weaver, May 2005.
Mouth of Wilson - Thomas Marion Cox Cemetery309 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver May 30, 2003.
creepertrain1919.jpg495 viewsThis August 1919 photo shows the Virginia Creeper near Whitetop.
crossroadspbc.jpg371 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, May 2005.
decorationday.jpg416 viewsThis is a general and typical view of the decoration at Haw Orchard Cemetery, Grayson County, VA. Photo by Jeff Weaver August 13, 1978.
decorationday~0.jpg292 viewsDecoration Day at Haw Orchard Baptist Church Cemetery is the 2nd Sunday in August. This photo is from 1979 and was taken by Jeff Weaver.
dinnerongrounds.jpg409 viewsThis image shows part of the dinner on the grounds at Haw Orchard cemetery decoration, August 13, 1978, Photo by Jeff Weaver
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