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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.

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Most viewed - Tazewell County, VA
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Tannersville - Snow!3047 viewsSnow in Tannersville, January 31, 2010. Courtesy of Don Smith.
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wittensfort.jpg490 viewsThis is a relatively modern photo of Witten Fort, built during Lord Dunmore's War (1774).
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bluefieldcollege.jpg426 viewsThis is a 1936 postcard view of Bluefield College.
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clinchriver.jpg370 viewsThis view of the Clinch River is from the 1930-45 era.
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cokeovenpocahontas.jpg343 viewsThis view of coke ovens at Pocahontas, Virginia was made about 1910.
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DUKEENERGYGASLINE020.jpg330 viewsTHIS IS THOMPSON VALLEY IN TAZEWELL COUNTY. IT'S NORTH OF SALTVILLE OVER BEYOND FLAT TOP MOUNTAIN. THE GAS LINE IS 32 MILES LONG AND IS COMING FROM JEWEL RIDGE AND WILL HOOK UP WITH EAST TENNESSEE NATURAL GAS NEAR MARION. PROJECT SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY NOVEMBER 2006.

Courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.net
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richlands1938.jpg327 viewsThis is a 1938 general view of the village of Richlands, VA.
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craborchard.jpg324 viewsThis postcard is from the 1970s.
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camptazewell1934.jpg323 viewsThis is a 1934 photo of Camp 54 of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Tazewell, Virginia.
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pics 077.jpg323 viewsPhoto September 20, 2006 by Jeff Weaver
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cedarbluffdepot.jpg319 viewsThis photo of the railroad depot in Cedar Bluff dates to circa 1900.
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pics 082.jpg315 viewsThis building is on the grounds of the Crab Orchard Museum and Pioneer Park. Photo September 20, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
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