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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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100_1704.jpg254 viewsOne of the businesses in Chilhowie, VA. Photo April 26, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
100_1708.jpg233 viewsPhoto April 2006 by Jeff Weaver
100_1709.jpg261 viewsBusiness located on Lee Highway in Chilhowie. They make a wonderful burger. Photo April 26, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
100_1714.jpg295 viewsThis photo taken October 13, 2006 by Jeff Weaver, shows the Palmer Mill Theater. This facility is a recreation of the old Palmer Mill, but now hosts theatrical and musical events rather than grinding wheat and corn.
100_1717.jpg296 viewsGravemakers for Joseph and Hugh Cole. This photo by Jeff Weaver, taken October 14, 2006.
100_1849.jpg300 viewsGovernor Mark Warner is shown speaking in this November 4, 2006 photo taken at the Marion Town Hall. Photo by Jeff Weaver.
100_1856.jpg258 viewsThis photo was taken November 4, 2006 by Jeff Weaver at the Democratic Party rally in the Marion Town Hall. Senate candiate Jim Webb is making his speech.
100_1857.jpg326 viewsThis photo shows Viola Clear (right) speaking with Democratic Senate Candidate Jim Webb at the Democratic Party Rally in Marion on November 4, 2006. Photo by Jeff Weaver.
100_1865.jpg285 viewsThis photo by Jeff Weaver, November 10, 2006.
100_1866.jpg268 viewsPhoto November 10, 2006 by Jeff Weaver. Click [url=]here[/url for their website.
100_1901.jpg265 viewsThis photo was taken December 2, 2006 at the Chilhowie Community Center by Jeff Weaver. John Paul Jones is playing Santa.
100_1922.jpg401 viewsAnother December 8, 2006 shot of AEP moving a massive transformer through the streets of Saltville.
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