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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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100_1750.jpg266 viewsThis photo taken October 18, 2006 by Jeff Weaver shows a white birch and a balsam fir near the Grayson Highlands State Park visitors' center.
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Grayson Highlands State Park - Visitor Center275 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, October 18, 2006.
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100_1752.jpg292 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, October 18, 2006.
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100_1753.jpg298 viewsThis photo shows some of the rock formations at Massie Gap on Haw Orchard Mountain. Photo by Jeff Weaver, October 18, 2006.
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100_1760.jpg283 viewsThis photo was taken October 18, 2006 by Jeff Weaver. This field located near the intersection of U.S. 58 and VA 16 shows the antebellum Grayson County militia muster ground. The militia met here to perform military drills.
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100_1761.jpg273 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, October 18, 2006.
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100_1763.jpg314 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, October 18, 2006. Identification by Trula Fay Purkey.
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100_1764.jpg252 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, October 18, 2006.
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100_1766.jpg267 viewsThis is a view of Pine Mountain taken from Razor Ridge Road, October 18, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
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100_1773.jpg317 viewsThis October 18, 2006 photo by Jeff Weaver shows a small water fall on Fox Creek.
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100_1819.jpg306 viewsPhoto November 1, 2006 by Jeff Weaver. I know the little bird is hard to see, camoflague. The road is the National Forest Service road to Comer's Rock and Hale Lake.
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100_1821.jpg272 viewsThis photo taken November 1, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
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