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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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halseyferry.jpg
Mouth of Wilson - Halsey's Ferry387 viewsThis late 1940s photo shows Halsey's Ferry across the New River near where the bridge taking Route 93 from Mouth of Wilson to Piney Creek now stands.55555
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fries01.jpg411 viewsThis is from a 1960s postcard.55555
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kilbycharityfrancis.jpg665 viewsCharity Francis Kilby (1827-_), wife of Nelson Kilby, is shown here in a tin type courtesy of Bryan Spencer. She was the daughter of Elijah Francis and Barbara Koontz,and the granddaughter of Charlie Francis. 55555
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allisonjim.jpg744 viewsWorked at camp Red Rock, shown here in the 1940s chopping wood.55555
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lester35.jpg728 viewsPhoto taken in Buckeye Hollow, Smyth County, VA.55555
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Picture 048.jpg210 viewsPhoto April 29, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.55555
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Picture 018.jpg211 viewsPhoto April 28, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.55555
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jctlibrary.jpg206 viewsPhoto April 29, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.55555
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weaverray~0.jpg583 views55555
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whitetopmusic.jpg377 viewsThis photo was taken at one of the Music Festivals on Whitetop Mountain in the 1930s.55555
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kilbytroy.jpg661 viewsThis is a picture of Troy and Cosby Spencer Kilby. If you look closely you can see Alia Kilby standing in the top of the cherry tree with her arms spread out as if she were ready to fly!
Courtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox ejcox@naxs.com.
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laverneetc.jpg593 viewsFrom left to right: LaVerne Spencer, Rose Cox, June Spencer, Carol Spencer, and Sherrill Spencer in the stroller. This was taken in the mid 1930s.
Courtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox ejcox@naxs.com
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