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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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outhouse.jpg557 viewsAn outhouse located on Helton Creek. Photo by Jeff Weaver, summer 1978.
pasture.jpg449 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, May 2003.
pblevhse.jpg545 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver 1978,
penningtondenthouse.jpg729 viewsThis elegant Victorian home is located on Spencer Branch, and was photographed on July 1, 1978 by Jeff Weaver.
Pennington home & family794 viewsThis picture was taken in1892/3 not long after completion of the house built by Cicero on what is now Spencer Branch Road. The older children standing on the right balcony are Franklin, Victoria (Halsey), Martha Virginia (Weaver) and Cora (Pugh). On the left balcony with parents are Callie (Weaver, Kilby), Stephen Glen, William Edward, Joanna (Wall) and Charles Bradley in front of Cicero Pennington and Carl in arms of Almeda Grubb Pennington. Youngest son Dent was born in 1895. Courtesy of Emily Kilby
perkinsplantation.jpg574 viewsThis is the plantation of Johnson Perkins on Helton. This house is of Victorian era construction. Photo by Jeff Weaver, July 1, 1978,
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West Jefferson - Railroad Avenue443 viewsPhoto May 7, 2007 by Jeff Weaver
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West Jefferson - Old Hotel465 viewsThis building was at one time the West Jefferson Hotel, and was located near the train depot. Today it houses various shops. Photo May 7, 2007 by Jeff Weaver.
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Lansing - Main Street500 viewsThe Wikipedia Article about Lansing has the bare bones esentials of Lansing's history. Photo by Jeff Weaver, June 6, 2007.
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Buffalo - Buffalo Baptist Church399 viewsPhoto June 6, 2007 by Jeff Weaver
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Buffalo - Old Store Building426 viewsPhoto taken on June 6, 2007. - Jeff Weaver
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Lansing - Old Jones Hospital498 viewsPhoto May 9, 2007 by Jeff Weaver
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