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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.

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Elkin - First United Methodist Church321 viewsThis view shows the First United Methodist Church of Elkin from the northeast. The image was created in 1960. From the collections of the Library of Congress.Oct 15, 2007
Elkin - First United Methodist Church300 viewsThis 1960 Photograph shows the First Methodist Church of Elkin at night. From the collections of the Library of Congress.Oct 15, 2007
mtairyquary.jpg290 viewsGranite stone, in particular grave makers, are made from granite quarried near Mount Airy. This is a 1930-45 era postcard. Jul 26, 2007
Mount Airy - Aerial View310 viewsThis aerial view of Mount Airy, North Carolina dates from 1968.Jun 30, 2007
Mount Airy - Granite Quarry334 viewsA very early (1910) postcard view of the granite quarry near Mount Airy, NC.Feb 03, 2007
mtairyfootball1929.jpg307 viewsThis is a 1929 photo of the Mount Airy, NC High School Football team.Jan 28, 2007
holyangelsrcc.jpg269 viewsThis is from a mid-20th century postcard.Jan 11, 2007
arraratriver.jpg309 viewsThis circa 1920 postcard shows the Sulphur Springs on the Arrarat River near Mount Airy, NC.Dec 10, 2006
chathammfg.jpg301 viewsThis postcard from the 1940s boasts, "Chatham Blankets".Oct 28, 2006
ncgranite.jpg312 viewsThis ca. 1900-1910 postcard shows some of the quarry work going on around Mount Airy at that time.Oct 21, 2006
eyehospmtairy.jpg267 viewsThis is from an early 1930s postcard.Oct 21, 2006
martinnurseshome.jpg270 viewsThis is from a circa 1920 postcard.Oct 21, 2006
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