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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

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

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Flora Baker Reed and Children (Courtesy of Louise Vanover Vore)397 viewsFeb 16, 2013
G.C. Russell Sr. Farm 849 viewsThis farm is in Grayson County in the Flatridge CommunityFeb 10, 2013
The Russell Reunion at Flatridge in 2010280 viewsFeb 08, 2013
G.C. Russell Sr. Making Apple Butter, ca 1970274 viewsFeb 08, 2013
The Wiley Perkins Cemetery285 viewsThe Perkins Cemetery is located in the Rockbridge Area of Grayson County and has at least two Civil War Soldiers, Phillip Francis "Frank" Russell and Stephen Perkins. Feb 08, 2013
Perkins Cemetery448 viewsThis Cemetery contains at least two Civil War Soldiers.Feb 08, 2013
Eugene P. Russell & Anne R. Halsey328 viewsFeb 06, 2013
Loggers from Whitetop VA188 viewsThis is a picture my mom had of her father, Roe A Shepherd from Whitetop VA. He is the second man from the left. Does anyone know any of the others? Jan 10, 2013
198 viewsThese children are Luna, Ruby and Glen Russell, children of Steve and Josie Russell of Flat Ridge, taken about 1917. Ruby and Glen were later infected with polio. Ruby survived with paralysis, but Glen did not survive.Dec 12, 2012
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