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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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hltnmdw.jpg464 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, late 1970s.
Hog_Killing_pic.jpg715 viewsOnce upon a time, hog killing was an annual ritual for each family. This photo shows such a scene. Courtesy of Lonnie Jones.
holytrinity.jpg446 viewsThis is the famous church of the frescoes.
horsecreekpbc~0.jpg582 viewsThis congregation was established in 1840. This structure dates from the late 19th century.
hoteltucker.jpg529 viewsFrom a 1920s era postcard.
hspgs.jpg488 viewsThis photo is from the 1970s.
hurricaneview.jpg457 viewsPhoto by Heather Sexton.
huskpo.jpg528 viewsNow closed, this post office building was photographed by Heather Sexton.
icerock.jpg480 viewsThis is a 1940s era linen postcard showing the Ice Rock alongside the Blue Ridge Parkway in Ashe County, NC.
idlewildschool.jpg506 viewsCourtesy of Bette Nelson
West Jefferson - Bluff Mountain588 viewsCourtesy of
West Jefferson - Greetings Postcard496 viewsCourtesy of
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