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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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fieldsdam.jpg376 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, spring 2004.
firstgalaxfair.jpg425 viewsThis photo was taken at the first Galax Fair, circa 1906.
First_County_Seat_sign.JPG448 viewsCourtesy of Carol Lindamood
First_Grayson_Clerk_s_Office.JPG367 viewsCourtesy of Carol Lindamood
Klim's Branch School312 viewsPhoto by Shawn Dunford. Courtesy of David Arnold
FlatRockMethodistCHurch2.jpg313 viewsCourtesy of Carol Lindamood
Flat Ridge - Jenkins Store334 viewsPhoto March 21, 2008 by Jeff Weaver and David Arnold.
foxbaseball1914.jpg413 viewsThis is a 1914 photo of the Fox Creek Baseball team. In the days before Television, many rural communites fielded teams to compete against those in neighboring areas.
Troutdale - Fox Creek Regular Baptist Church290 viewsPhoto June 6, 2007 by Jeff Weaver
foxcreekubc.jpg314 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, winter 2003.
Fox - Barn298 viewsRural barn view at uptown Fox, Grayson. Photo by Shawn Dunford. Courtesy of David Arnold [email][/email}
foxunionchurch.jpg297 viewsThis building, demolished in 1998, housed two congregations, Fox Baptist Church and Trinity United Methodist Church.
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