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WhatsNew:

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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Rich Valley - Hay Wagn657 viewsApr 13, 2008
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Saltville - Mathieon Alkali Works Hospital590 viewsThis image is from the cover of the 1927 Alkalite. The hospital was located in the upper floor of the Mathieson Alkali Works General Store. Apr 13, 2008
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Hicks, Carson598 viewsCARSON HICKS... HELPING OLIN CLOSE DOWN THEIR SALTVILLE OPERATION. CARSON WAS A LONG TIME EMPLOYEE OF THE WELL FIELDS DEPT. AT OLIN IN SALTVILLE. Courtesy of DonSmith [email]dsmith1043@comcast,net[/email]Apr 11, 2008
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Saltville - Walker Mountain621 viewsSharp wooded hills of Walker Mountain (looking southwest from C 30). Abingdon quadrangle. Virginia. No date, but circa 1910. From the U.S. Geological Survey.Apr 10, 2008
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Saltville - Field pf Beans529 viewsField of beans planted along contours so as to prevent washing on steep slopes. Walker Mountain (M 15). Abingdon quadrangle. Virginia. No datembut circa 1910. From the U. S. Geological Survey.

Apr 10, 2008
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Saltville - Emory Gap Road585 viewsEmory Gap road through Walker Mountain. Abingdon quadrangle. Virginia. No date, but circa 1910. From the U.S. Geological Survey.

Apr 10, 2008
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McCready Gap - Rhododendron Thicket449 viewsRhododendron thicket at Maccrady Gap. Abingdon quadrangle. Virginia. No date, bu circa 1910. From the U.S. Geological Survey.Apr 10, 2008
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McCready - McCready Gap Foilage454 viewsFoliage at Maccrady Gap. Abingdon quadrangle. Virginia. No date, but circa 1910, From the U.S. Geological Survey.Apr 10, 2008
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Saltville - White Rock Creek643 viewsDense foliage in Clinch sandstone gorge of Whiterock Creek, one mile north of Maccrady Gap. Abingdon quadrangle. Virginia. No date, but circa 1910. From the U.S. Geological Survey. Apr 10, 2008
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Saltville - Muck Pond1647 viewsLime-mud waste of Mathieson Alkali Works. Approximately 300-tons a day poured into pond. Abingdon quadrangle. Virginia. No date, but circa 1910. From the collection of the U.S. Geological Survey. Apr 10, 2008
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Saltville - Mathieson Alkali Works549 viewsThis ca.1910 image from the U.S.Geological Survey shows the Mathieson Alkali Works ca. 1910.Apr 10, 2008
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McCready - Sandstone Cliff535 viewsthis ca.1910 image from the U.S. Geological Survey shows a sandstone cliff near McCready, Smyth County, VA,Apr 10, 2008
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