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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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hollins1913.jpg162 viewsThis 1913 postcard shows the campus of the Hollins College for Women.
hollinscollege.jpg158 viewsHollins College ca. 1940
hollinsinst1907.jpg159 viewsThis is from a 1907 postcard.
hollinslibrary.jpg157 viewsThis is from a 1930-45 era postcard.
hotelponce.jpg164 viewsThis is from a circa 1920 postcard.
hotelponcedeleon.jpg157 viewsThis is from a circa 1910 postcard.
hotelroanoke.jpg167 viewsHotel Roanoke
hotelroanoke2.jpg153 viewsHotel Roanoke, late 1920s
Roanoke - Hotel Roanoke181 viewsThis is a very early color postcard, circa 1905.
hotelshenandoah1914.jpg155 viewsThis is a 1914 postcard view.
huffmill1920.jpg163 viewsThis is from a circa 1920 photograph. This building was constructed in 1891.
jeffersonstreet1930s.jpg158 viewsThis is a 1930s postcard view.
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