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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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sciencehillhs.jpg160 viewsFrom a 1940s era post card.
sevierhotel.jpg161 viewsThis is from a 1930s postcard.
Johnson City - National Soldier's Home171 viewsThis is from a 1920s era postcard.
soldiershome1910.jpg166 viewsThis is a 1910 postcard view of the facility which was the precursor of the Veterans Hospital.
stjohnsjohnsoncity.jpg159 viewsFrom a 1930-45 era linen postcard.
sulphurspringscampground.jpg167 viewsThis photo is from the files of the Library of Congress. This photo was taken in 1983 for the Historical American Buildings Survey.
Jonesborough - Robert Taylor Birthplace222 viewsThis 1907 postcard shows the birthplace of famous Tennessee senator Robert Taylor.
tiptonhayneshouse.jpg175 viewsThis photo from 1936, shows the Tipton-Haynes House near Johnson City. This structure was built prior to 1788. From the files of the Library of Congress.
Johnson City - Veterans Administration Hospital Building 1182 viewsFrom the Library of Congress Collection.
vaboilerplant.jpg170 viewsThis is from the files of the Library of Congress.
vahospital.jpg164 viewsThis is a 1930-45 era linen postcard of the Mountain Home Veterans Administration Hospital in springtime.
vajct.jpg164 viewsThis 1930s postcard shows the VA facility at sunrise.
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