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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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fallsoffox.jpg344 viewsNear Troutdale, taken summer 2003 by Jeff WeaverJan 16, 2006
gchsoffice.jpg332 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, spring 2003. Jan 16, 2006
oddfellowswhitetop.jpg982 viewsThis photo was probably taken in the 1910-1920 time period.
1st Row: Wiley ________; Ephraim Greer; ______ Blevins, ____ T. S_____; H. C. Weaver; Monroe Miller, Shelton Blevins, Marion Sturgill, Cicero Price, Elijh Blevins, Melvin Sturgill, Frank Wells

2nd Row: Johnson Blevins, Vint Sturgill, Dock Price, Nelson Sheets, Conley _____, _______; Howard Weaver, Junior Coles, Dr. Jake Hopkins, Linder Cole; Harrison Powers, Enoch Hart

3rd Row: Howard Price, Billy Kilby, Wiley Carter, Tom Price

Image courtesy of the Grayson County Historical Society, Independence, Virginia

Jan 16, 2006
canemill.jpg901 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, Spring, 2004. This cane mill dates from the heyday of Grayson County farming. To read more, see David Painter's Five Year Program for Development of Agriculture in Grayson County.Jan 16, 2006
gcmasonic.jpg277 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver winter 2003.Jan 16, 2006
stjamesluth.jpg399 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, summer 2003Jan 16, 2006
oldlaurelvalleych.jpg526 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver 2003Jan 16, 2006
macedoniabc.jpg383 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, 2003Jan 16, 2006
stclairscreekubc.jpg422 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver 2003Jan 16, 2006
899.jpg1175 viewsJan 16, 2006
000_0739.JPG508 viewsT. J.'s is located behind Saltville Town Hall, and was formerly the Custard Stand. This photo was taken by Jeff Weaver June 2005.Jan 16, 2006
805.jpg1059 viewsHealing Springs High School, now closed, was located at Crumpler, North Carolina.Jan 16, 2006
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