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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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Helton - Greenwood Methodist Church776 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, April 19, 2003.
greerhse.jpg607 viewsThis house was built ca. 1810, and burned in the 1990s. Reputedly this was the oldest brick house in Ashe County.
greerw.jpg550 views1970s photo.
Chestnut Hill - Hash Cabin600 viewsThis image shows the cabin of John and Sarah Hash in the mid-20th century, as it was being dismantled. Photo by Espy Allen Deal. Courtesy of Tamara Deal
hashcabin1.jpg645 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, Summer 2003.
Chestnut Hill - Hash Cabin535 viewsThis sketch by Bill Caldwell shows the cabin of John and Sarah Hahs at Chestnut Hill. The older portion was probably built by either Greenberry Phipps or Edward Weaver.
healingspgs4.jpg527 viewsAnd yet another of the cabins at Healing Springs. Photo May 3, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
healingsprings.jpg505 viewsThis post card dates from the 1930s. This structure burned in the early 1960s.
healingspringsschool.jpg552 viewsCourtey of Bette Nelson
heather1~0.jpg638 viewsSign at the NC/TN State line at Trade. Courtesy of Heather Sexton
heather7.jpg546 viewsState line sign at Trade, Johnson County, TN. Courtesy of Heather Sexton
heltongristmill.jpg622 viewsThis is a photo of the Grist Mill Building on Helton Creek. This photo by taken by Jeff Weaver in June 1978.
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