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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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American Plow - 1776197 views44444
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200 viewsAncient Plows44444
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Paisley, John and Winnie Weaver583 viewsJohn Paisley, Dawn, Robert, and Winnie Weaver Paisley. They lived at Sugar Grove, Smyth County, VA.44444
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Blevins, Judson863 viewsJudson Blevins (1905-1976) was the son of Jeter C. Blevins and Rosa Sage. This photo was taken while he was a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He became a physician and mpved to New Jersey and severed all ties with the family in Ashe County.44444
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Blacksburg - War Memorial337 viewsThis 1960s postcard shows the War Memorial on the Virginia Tech campus.44444
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Hash, Boyden and Tamsey Rutherford701 viewsThis photo is of Boyden & Tamsey (Rutherford) Hash in their old age down at Gold Hill, VA. You can see the covered wagon faintly in the back on the top of the hill. From the Howard Hash Collection, courtesy of Brenda Hash Eugenio
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Totten, Tom634 viewsTOM TOTTEN / SHOOTING THE REMAINS OF OLIN / SALTVILLE, VA. / DECEMBER 1975. Courtesy of Don Smith

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Blacksburg - Virginia Polytechnic Institute418 viewsThis 1906 postcard shows a snowy day on the VPI campus.44444
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100_1795.jpg298 viewsThis scene was taken on October 22, 2006 by Jeff Weaver on the Backbone Rock Falls Trail.44444
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johnsoncityhs1940s.jpg188 viewsFrom a 1940s postcard.44444
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backbonerock1940.jpg341 viewsThis photo is circa 1940.44444
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jones.jpg597 viewsAbe and Sibby Jones donated land for the Mt. Olivet Freewill Baptist church. They are shown here with thier daughter, Mary. Courtesy of Mary C. Blevins
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