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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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Smethport - Smethport United Methodist Church435 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, April 18, 2007.
Smethport - Smethport Baptist Church468 viewsPhoto April 18, 2007 by Jeff Weaver
Jefferson - Mount Paddy Church of Christ in Christian Union438 viewsPhoto April 18, 2007 by Jeff Weaver
West Jefferson - Mount Jefferson Presbyterian Church475 viewsPhoto April 18, 2007 by Jeff Weaver.
Lansing - Quilt on a Barn457 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, May 6, 2007
Jefferson - Friendship Baptist Church431 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, May 6, 2007
Jefferson - Ashe Family Central497 viewsThis is the former home of Ashe Central High School. Photo May 6, 2007 by Jeff Weaver
228.jpg901 viewsThis is a baptizing in Little Helton for candidates for membership in Little Helton Baptist Church. Rev. Paul Phipps is administering the rite.
342.jpg677 viewsThis is Albert Neaves poling a flat bottom boat on the North Fork of New River about 1946.
3topsch.jpg1177 viewsAn early 20th century photo of the Three Top School, courtesy of Warren Houck. Some might like to read A. B. Hurt's book on Educational Development in Ashe County
4879.jpg695 viewsMArkers for Martha Jane and Defina Davis in the Jont Mountain Davis Cemetery, Ashe County, NC. Courtesy of jcamel 232002
805.jpg1053 viewsHealing Springs High School, now closed, was located at Crumpler, North Carolina.
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