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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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roanokech.jpg164 viewsRoanoke County Court House, Salem, Virgina, ca. 1935
roanokechildlabor.jpg198 viewsThis 1911 photo was taken in an effort to persuade Congress to stop child labor.
roanokechristianchurch.jpg162 viewsThis postcard is from the 1910s.
roanokecityhall.jpg164 viewsRoanoke City Hall, Roanoke, Virginia, ca. 1900
roanokecollege.jpg160 viewsThis view is from a 1930s era postcard.
roanokecollege1907.jpg159 viewsThis Lutheran College is shown here in a 1907 postcard.
roanokecollege1908.jpg164 viewsThis is from a 1908 postcard.
roanokecollege1916.jpg162 viewsThis is from a 1916 postcard.
roanokecollegelibrary.jpg155 viewsFrom a 1950s era chromolithograph postcard.
roanokecountryclub1935.jpg160 viewsThis is from a 1935 postcard.
roanokedam1906.jpg167 viewsThis real photo postcard was created in 1906.
roanokedepot1908.jpg164 viewsThis is from a 1908 postcard.
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