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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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wilkesch1911.jpg379 viewsThis real-photo post card was mailed in 1911. You might be interested in Crouch's Historical Sketches of Wilkes CountyJan 18, 2006
wilkesflume.jpg424 viewsThis postcard was made in the early 20th century.Jan 18, 2006
wilkeshs1911.jpg401 viewsThis postcard was used in 1911.Jan 18, 2006
mtairybapch.jpg262 viewsThis is from a mid-20th century postcard.Jan 18, 2006
spartabev.jpg560 viewsFrom a mid-20th century postcard.Jan 18, 2006
spartach.jpg460 viewsThis photo is from the mid-20th century. You might also be interested in the 1860 Alleghany County Census or the 1870 Alleghany County, North Carolina CensusJan 18, 2006
stokesmansion.jpg512 viewsFrom an early 20th century postcard (ca. 1915).Jan 18, 2006
dbooneinn.jpg208 viewsThe Daniel Boone Inn was located in the town of Boone. This image is from a mid-20th century post card.Jan 18, 2006
galaxatblowingrock.jpg232 viewsThis is from an early 1900s postcard.Jan 18, 2006
oreknobstock.jpg607 viewsJan 18, 2006
booneadventistch.jpg197 viewsTaken from a 1950s era post card.Jan 18, 2006
asheore1.jpg1057 viewsJan 18, 2006
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