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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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Blacksburg - Virginia Tech 290 viewsThis view of the Virginia Tech Campus was taken in the 1950s.
vpiaerial.jpg363 viewsThis is a 1930-45 era aerial view of the Virginia Tech Campus.
Blacksburg - Virginia Tech Barracks No. 1304 viewsThis postcard was mailed in 1909.
Blacksburg - Barracks 1 and 2351 viewsThis 1917 postcard shows VPI Barracks 1 and 2 in the early stages of American involvement in World War I.
vpichapel.jpg295 viewsThis is a 1960s postcard.
vpicorps.jpg359 viewsThis 1940s photo postcard shows the corps of cadets marching to the mess hall.
vpiparadegrounds.jpg312 viewsThis is a 1960s era postcard.
vpipreshouse.jpg340 viewsFrom a circa 1920 postcard.
vpipromenade.jpg334 viewsThis is from a 1920s postcard.
Blacksburg - War Memorial337 viewsThis 1960s postcard shows the War Memorial on the Virginia Tech campus.
Blacksburg - Virginia Polytechnic Institute Entrance Gate365 viewsThis 1910s postcard shows the entrance gate to Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg.
warmemorialhallvpi.jpg331 viewsThis is War Memorial Hall on Virginia Tech Campus from a 1930s postcard.
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