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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 - Alexandria/Arlington County, VA
ahs.jpg
ahs449 viewsFrom a 1932 brochure about this small military post near Washington, DC.
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washstalex294 viewsThis is a 1906 postcard view.
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apcunn251 viewsShe was the founder of the Mount Vernon Ladies Association, founded to preserve Mount Vernon.
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pohick230 viewsThis view of the Pohick Church came from an early 20th century postcard. This was George Washington's home church. You might be interested in Philip Slaughter's History of Truro Parish. Note this church is in Fairfax County, VA, but in the Alexandria, VA mailing area.
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christchurch224 viewsThe is from a 1900-1920 postcard.
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buckingham219 viewsThis is Buckingham Village a 2000-family planned community from the World War II era.
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alex1presby216 viewsThis structure was erected in 1774. This post card dates from about 1930.
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ingrambelle214 viewsWidow of Jesse Ingram of Grayson County, this is Aunt Belle at the grave of her husband in Arlington National Cemetery.
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alexcsa207 viewsThis is from a circa 1910 postcard.
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pentagon203 viewsThe Pentagon, located along the Potomac River in Arlington, VA.
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ChurchChristAlexandriaVirginia1778200 viewsThis photo is courtesy of Jack Hockett.
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alexkingstreet197 viewsThis is a circa 1912 postcard showing King Street at the Royal Street intersection.
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