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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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saltville.gif428 viewsCourtesy, Town of Saltville.Jan 17, 2006
saltville1860.jpg577 viewsCourtesy of the Museum of the Middle Appalachians.Jan 17, 2006
saltvillepool.jpg559 viewsCourtesy of the Museum of the Middle Applachians.Jan 17, 2006
saltvilleschool1910.jpg580 viewsTaken from a 1920s era postcard.Jan 17, 2006
whitetopbc.jpg284 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, March 2003Jan 17, 2006
whitetoppres.jpg293 viewsFormerly home of the Friendly Church a Lutheran congregation, located in Whitetop City. Photo by Jeff Weaver, spring 2003.Jan 17, 2006
youngschapch.jpg501 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver 2004. This congregation was founded in 1845 and is co-located with the campus of the Oak Hill Academy.Jan 17, 2006
newhopemethch2.jpg260 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver 2003.Jan 17, 2006
potckmeth.jpg244 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver 2004.Jan 17, 2006
rockcrkchurch.jpg287 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, summer 2003.Jan 17, 2006
saltville1.jpg552 viewsFrom a 1920s era postcard.Jan 17, 2006
Barton's Cross Roads - Barton's Cross Roads Primitive Baaptist Church374 viewsThis building is on the Flat Ridge Road not far from Grant. Photo by Jeff Weaver, Spring 2003.Jan 17, 2006
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