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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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Carlheim Hotel, Lenoir, North Carolina275 views55555
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Wilkes General Hosptial, ca. 1935184 views55555
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Roses Store, Downtown Lenoir158 views55555
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Main Street, Lenoir, North Carolina, ca. 1915175 views55555
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Carlheim Hotel, Lenoir, ca. 1910243 views55555
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Buffalo Creek, Near Lenoir174 views55555
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Tory Oak, Wilkesboro, North Carolina191 views55555
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Bank of North Wilkesboro, ca. 1930168 views55555
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Brinegar Cabin726 viewsThe Brinegar Cabin, built in 1884 by Martin Brinegar, is very near Doughton State Park in Alleghany County, North Carolina, however, this cabin is on the side of the Blue Ridge precipice in Wilkes County, NC. This photo is from 1959. From the collections of the Library of Congress.55555
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wilkesborogradedschool.jpg396 viewsThis ca. 1915 postcard shows the graded school at Wilkesboro, North Carolina.44444
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"Snakebite" John Wiles564 viewsHeadstone of "Snakebite" John Wiles (1790-1815). He was buried in the Holloway Cemetery, located deep in the woods on Wiles Ridge, near Traphill. Picture taken in 2000. Courtesy of Jason Duncan
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wilkeshs1911.jpg401 viewsThis postcard was used in 1911.33333
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