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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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blacksburgmain.jpg538 viewsThis is from a 1940s postcard.
blacksburgmeth.jpg412 viewsThis is from a 1950s postcard.
blacksburgpresby.jpg464 viewsThis is from a 1920s era postcard.
blacksburgymca.jpg328 viewsThis postcard view is from circa. 1910.
Radford - Bolling Hall395 viewsAccording to the blurb on the back of this 1970s postcard, Bolling Hall provided housing for 135 female students at Radford University.
burrusshall.jpg451 viewsOne of the buildings on Virginia Tech campus.
Cambria - Surface Grocery Company442 viewsThis postcard dates from 1905-10.
Cambria - View from Cambria Hill451 viewsThis view of North Christiansburg was taken from Cambria Hill circa 1910.
carrysbrook.jpg448 viewsThis 1958 postcard shows some girls enjoying an outing to Lake Katherine at Camp Carrysbrook.
cedarsprngscabincamp1920.jpg448 viewsThis 1920s era postcard shows an early resort in Montgomery County.
Christiansburg - Church of the Brethren418 viewsFrom a 1970s postcard.
chburgmain1920s.jpg532 viewsThis real photo postcard dates from the early 1920s.
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