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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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Lebanon - Lebanon High School522 viewsThis image is from a 1940s postcard.Nov 12, 2007
Tumbling Creek - Big Tumbling Cove and Laurel Bed Lake761 viewsPhoto by Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.netOct 27, 2007
Corn Valley - Route 80611 viewsRT. 80 NORTH / RUSSELL COUNTY, VA. / "RICH MOUNTAIN" ON CLINCH / OCT.17, 2007 / 1:16 P.M. Courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.netOct 17, 2007
Laurel Bed Lake - Fishing459 viewsSome people fishing in Laurel Bed Lake on July 15, 2007. Photo by Jeff Weaver.Jul 15, 2007
Laurel Bed Lake - Laurel Bed Lake470 viewsPhoto July 15, 2007 by Jeff Weaver.Jul 15, 2007
Near Saltville - Laurel Bed Lake556 viewsThis January 1969 Don Smith photo shows a frozen Laurel Bed Lake. Courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.netFeb 05, 2007
fergusonchapelschool.jpg700 viewsFerguson Chapel School, Lebanon, VA. About late 30's, or early 40's. A 2-room school,-- at one time, with 7 grades. Later with 5-grades.
Dec 31, 2006
Elk Garden - Log Church629 viewsThis church was built by people living on Elk Garden Farm owned by Stuarts. Dec 31, 2006
Lebanon - Trigg Fields (Old time fiddler)619 viewsDec 09, 2006
Corn Valley - Stuart Land and Cattle Company810 viewsThe Stuart Land and Cattle Company was at one time, and perhaps still is, the largest cattle ranch east of the Mississippi River. It was founded in the late 19th century by W. A. Stuart, brother of Confederate Major General J. E. B. Stuart. This December 1975 photo is courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.netOct 17, 2006
100_1730.jpg603 viewsPhoto October 15, 2006 by Jeff WeaverOct 15, 2006
Dickinson - First Russell County Court House553 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, October 15, 2006.Oct 15, 2006
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