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WhatsNew:

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

Collection of historic and current photos mostly covering the upper New River area of southwestern Virginia and nortwestern North Carolina


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Mount Mitchell - Camp Alice333 viewsLocated on the side of Mount Mitchell, this image is from a 1940s era postcard. The HikeWNC website has some additional information.
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Buncombe County - Craggy Gardens Tunnel166 viewsThis postcard shows the tunnel on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Craggy Gardens.
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Rutherford County - Chimney Rock152 viewsCourtesy of rel1@bellsouth.net
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Unknown - "Scenic Highway Crossing the Western North Carolina Mountains.172 viewsCourtesy of rel1@bellsouth.net
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Unknown - Blue Ridge Parkway at Night158 viewsCourtesy of rel1@bellsouth.net
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Unknown - Mountain Lake at Night155 viewsCourtesy of rel1@bellsouth.net
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Unknown - "A Mountaineer at His Family Home"251 viewsCourtesy of rel1@bellsouth.net
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Marion - Main Street176 viewsThis is a 1908 postcard view of main street in Marion, NC.
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Marion, McDowell County - McDowell County Court House164 viewsThis postcard fromt the 1920s shows the McDowell County, NC Court House.
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Unknown - Blue Ridge Parkway170 viewsThis postcard from western North Carolina shows flame azeala along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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still.jpg399 viewsThis image is a postcard purporting to show moonshing in western North Carolina. The location of this still is not known, but may be typical of those used in Ashe County during prohibition.
 
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