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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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Roberts' Cove - Roberts' Cove3405 viewsFall in Grayson County Virginia. Photo by Rich Ballard
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New River 056_edited.jpg3232 viewsSample photo of a grave marker
buchananhouse.jpg3101 viewsThis is the Buchanan House on Lyon's Gap Road between Chilhowie and Saltville. Photo taken October 10, 2004 by Jeff Weaver
Tannersville - Snow!3057 viewsSnow in Tannersville, January 31, 2010. Courtesy of Don Smith.
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GHS class of 1931.jpg2953 viewsCourtesy of Judy Alley
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My Pictures0017_edited.jpg2927 viewsBald Rock Church near the entrance to Roberts Cove in Grayson County Virginia
Saltville - Muck Pond1658 viewsLime-mud waste of Mathieson Alkali Works. Approximately 300-tons a day poured into pond. Abingdon quadrangle. Virginia. No date, but circa 1910. From the collection of the U.S. Geological Survey.
woodlawnschool1911.jpg1604 viewsWoodlawn School Group. It was taken in 1911 of Forest Oak School in Woodlawn, VA. The teacher on the far right was Richard Farmer. My father, Roscoe Maberry 8 yr. old was the boy in the 2nd row with part of his face missing; his brother, Garland Maberry 7 yr. old is the second boy from him (in the same row); his brother Willie Mayberry 9 yr. is the face between the next two boys (in the same row); Anna Brown, who married Willie is in the front row, 6th from the right. Courtesy of Rita Mayberry.

allenrewardposter.gif1553 viewsFrom the Collection of the Library of Congress.
yontswgmerchandise.jpg1427 viewsPhoto courtesy of David Arnold
Newbern - Wilderness Road Museum1427 viewsWilderness Road Regional Museum, Newbern, Pulaski Co. VA. Courtesy of David Arnold [email]][/email]
zionmethodist.jpg1414 viewsPhoto April 27, 2006 by Roger A. Allison
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