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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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G.C. Russell Sr. Making Apple Butter, ca 1970237 views55555
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The Big Oak Tree193 viewsThis oak tree stood at the intersection of Guffy Road (now Big Oak Lane) and Hwy 601, at the farm of Grover Cleveland Russell. Martha Luticia Ross Russell married James Fleming Russell and moved to the farm just after the Civil war and she said that the oak tree was the size of a stove pipe when she moved there. This photo was taken by Pamela Russell Kepley about 1975.55555
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Blevins, Vay893 viewsvay Blevins was the son of Jeter C, Blevins and Rosa Sage. He marrieed Cora Greer and lived on Cabin Creek in Grayson County, VA> He is buried in Haw Orchard Baptist Church Cemetery, Grayson County, VA.55555
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Hicks, Carson592 viewsCARSON HICKS... HELPING OLIN CLOSE DOWN THEIR SALTVILLE OPERATION. CARSON WAS A LONG TIME EMPLOYEE OF THE WELL FIELDS DEPT. AT OLIN IN SALTVILLE. Courtesy of DonSmith [email]dsmith1043@comcast,net[/email]55555
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Jameson, Pauline677 viewsThis photo dates from 1948,55555
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Bethel - Mary Taylor Harrington's Home299 viewsPhoto March 21, 2008 by Jeff Weaver.55555
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Neaves, Grace741 viewsShe was the daughter of Roscoe Neaves and Winnie Emaline Phipps.55555
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Carsonville - Victorian Home322 viewsPhoto by David Arnold 55555
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Snowville - Ingles Ferry Bridge712 viewsThis bridge abutment, now in ruins, was the target of Union Army as I'm told. Located at Ingles Ferry, Pulaski Co. side of New River opposite of Radford City, VA. Photo by Shawn Dunford. Courtesy of David Arnold [email]david-arnold@comcast,net[/email]55555
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Elk Creek - Stone's Chapel road331 viewsStone's Chapel Road, Elk Creek District. Photo by Shawn Dunford. Courtesy of David Arnold[emai;]david-arnold@comcast.net{.email]55555
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Rural Home - Warrick House342 viewsEarliest resident known to me was Ruth Warrick ca.1890s, but house's history precedes her. Note Slave Quarters on left. Rural Home community, Providence District, Grayson Co. VA. Photo by David Arnold55555
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Rural Home - Warrick's Store352 viewsWarrick's Store, Rural Home P.O. (historic) Providence Dist. Grayson Co. VA. Photo by David Arnold55555
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