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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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cmwr1.jpg310 viewsLocated near Saltville, Virginia, off Poor Valley Road. Photo by Jeff Weaver, summer 2003.
tumblingcreekfalls.jpg262 viewsView near Saltville, Virginia, taken summer 2003 by Jeff Weaver
rhodendron1.jpg236 viewsThis photo was taken on Tumbling Creek near Saltville, VA summer 2003. Photo by Jeff Weaver
chilhowiepbc.jpg286 viewsThis church, formerly the home of Ebbing Springs Presbyterian Church, is located on Route 91, south of Glade Spring. Photo March 2003, by Jeff Weaver
tumblingcreek703.jpg360 viewsLocated in Poor Valley, near Saltville, Virginia, this image was made July 2004 by Jeff Weaver
abingdon1909.jpg308 viewsTaken from an old postcard
johnstonhosp.jpg258 viewsFrom a 1930s postcard.
stonewallcollege.jpg213 viewsThis college, located in Abingdon, no longer exists. Taken from an old postcard.
abingdonpo.jpg230 viewsEarly 20th century post card of the Abingdon, Virginia post office.
barter2.jpg240 viewsA 1940s era post card depicting Barter Theater, State Theater of Virginia, located in Abingdon, VA.
abingdon10.jpg302 viewsFrom the People's National Bank of Abingdon, VA.
abingdon50.jpg282 viewsThis is taken from a 1950s postcard.
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