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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.

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100_1568.jpg723 viewsPhoto April 16, 2006 by Jeff Weaver
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100_1569.jpg678 viewsPhoto April 16, 2006 by Jeff Weaver
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100_1570.jpg594 viewsThis church is located on old Highway 16 near Grassy Creek. Photo by Jeff Weaver, April 16, 2006.
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100_1573.jpg700 viewsThis image was made a few yards south of the forks of the New River on the North Fork. Photo by Jeff Weaver, April 16, 2006.
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100_1574.jpg564 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, April 16, 2006.
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100_1575.jpg701 viewsIn this view, the right hand fork is the North Fork of New River, and the left hand fork is the South Fork of New River. The foreground is in Ashe County, the bluff on the opposite side of the river is in Alleghany County, NC. Photo by Jeff Weaver, April 16, 2006.
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100_1576.jpg641 viewsThis view of the North Fork of New River was taken from the Weaver's Ford Bridge looking south. Photo by Jeff Weaver, April 16, 2006.
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100_1577.jpg557 viewsThis view of the North Fork of New River was taken looking north from the Weaver's Ford Bridge. Photo by Jeff Weaver, April 16, 2006.
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100_1578.jpg642 viewsThis bridge replaced the ford of the river. Photo by Jeff Weaver, April 16, 2006.
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100_1579.jpg658 viewsThis house was built in 1940 after an earlier home washed away in the 1940 flood. It has recently been extensively remodeled. Photo by Jeff Weaver, April 16, 2006.
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100_1580.jpg675 viewsOK, its not much of a falls, more like rapids, but it is called the Falls of the North Fork. Photo by Jeff Weaver, April 16, 2006.
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100_1592.jpg587 viewsPhoto April 16, 2006 by Jeff Weaver, this image was taken near Weaver's Ford.
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