Additional Images of Saltville, Virginia

Smyth County Places

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WhatsNew:

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.

Saltville, Virginia Photographs, Page 2

General Views of Modern Saltville

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, West Main Street
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, West Main Street

Saltville Baptist Church, West Main Street
Saltville Baptist Church, West Main Street

Saltville Veterans Memorial, West Main Street
Saltville Veterans Memorial, West Main Street

Roberts Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), West Main Street
Roberts Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), West Main Street"

Saltville AquaCulture Center, West Main Street
Saltville AquaCulture Center, West Main Street

Saltville AquaCulture Center
Another photograph of the Saltville AquaCulture Center

Salt Park

The Salt Park is set up at the Smyth/Washington County, Virginia county line. It contains examples of the equipment used in the manufacture of Salt at the time of the American Civil War.

Salt Park
Salt Park

Salt Park
Salt Park

Salt Park
Salt Park

Salt Park
Salt Park

General Views of Early Saltville

Saltville, ca. 1860
Saltworks in 1860, Saltville,Virginia

Saltville Train Trestle
Train Trestle coming into Saltville from McCready Gap. The McCready Gap Cemetery is visible in the background. Courtesy of Norma McCready Owens

Saltville Community Pool
Community Pool at Saltville

Northwood High School, Saltville, Virginia
Northwood High School, Saltville, Virginia

Madam Russell Methodist Episcopal Church
Madam Russell Methodist Episcopal Church, Saltville, Virginia, ca. 1920

Mathieson Alkali Works Plant
One of the Mathieson Alkali Works Plants, Saltville, Virginia, ca. 1920

Mathieson Alkali Works Plant
Another of the Mathieson Alkali Works Plants, Saltville, Virginia, ca. 1920

View of Saltville, Virginia, ca. 1920
View of Saltville, Virginia, ca. 1920

View of Saltville, Virginia
View of Saltville, Virginia

United States Chemical Plant #4, Saltville, Virginia
United States Chemical Plant #4, Saltville, Virginia

Saltville Presbyterian Church
Saltville Presbyterian Church

Saltville School, ca. 1910
Saltville School, ca. 1910