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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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ingrambelle219 viewsWidow of Jesse Ingram of Grayson County, this is Aunt Belle at the grave of her husband in Arlington National Cemetery.
iwojima157 viewsThis is a 1960s era postcard, showing the Iwo Jima Memorial, and the Washington Monument in Washington, DC in the background.
kingstreet1920171 viewsThis is a circa 1920 postcard of the main thoroughfare in Alexandria, Va.
leehousealexandria175 viewsThis is a 1930s postcard of the home of Light Horse Harry Lee, father of General Robert E. Lee.
marshallhouse167 viewsThis 1911 postcard shows the Marshall house as it was supposed have appeared in 1861.
nationalairport1941164 viewsThis is a 1940s postcard.
pentagon208 viewsThe Pentagon, located along the Potomac River in Arlington, VA.
pohick234 viewsThis view of the Pohick Church came from an early 20th century postcard. This was George Washington's home church. You might be interested in Philip Slaughter's History of Truro Parish. Note this church is in Fairfax County, VA, but in the Alexandria, VA mailing area.
rosslyntrainstation177 viewsThis is from a circa 1905 postcard.
spanam1159 viewsThis monument in Arlington National Cemetery is shown here in a 1913 postcard.
spanammonument160 viewsFrom a circa. 1910 postcard.
spanamnurses184 viewsThis is from a linen era postcard (1930-45).
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