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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.

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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Bland County, VA


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12 files, last one added on Feb 20, 2007
Album viewed 1037 times

Carroll County, VA


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52 files, last one added on Feb 19, 2008
Album viewed 2405 times

Dickenson County, VA


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9 files, last one added on Sep 19, 2013
Album viewed 512 times

Grayson County, VA, Western Communities


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4 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2013
Album viewed 1447 times

Floyd County, VA


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12 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2007
Album viewed 884 times

Giles County, VA


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26 files, last one added on Oct 09, 2007
Album viewed 808 times

Grayson County and City of Galax, VA


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Photos of physical features from Grayson County, and the City of Galax, Virginia.

631 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2015
Album viewed 4032 times

Montgomery County, VA


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109 files, last one added on Mar 08, 2008
Album viewed 1464 times

Pulaski County, VA


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48 files, last one added on Mar 08, 2008
Album viewed 8202 times

Smyth County, VA


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948 files, last one added on Nov 17, 2010
Album viewed 48169 times

Tazewell County, VA


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56 files, last one added on Nov 17, 2010
Album viewed 1676 times

Washington County, VA


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269 files, last one added on Nov 17, 2010
Album viewed 2683 times

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gladeexperimentstation.jpg272 viewsThis mid-20th century aerial view shows the Virginia Tech Agriculture Experiment Station at Glade Spring, Virginia.
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eleanoratwhitetop.jpg462 viewsThis photo from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library was taken on August 12, 1933, shows Eleanor Roosevelt at the Whitetop Folk Music Festival.
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madamrmeth1920.jpg460 viewsThis view is from ca. 1915.
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Tuggle Gap - Blue Ridge Parkway495 viewsFrom a 1950s photo from the Library of Congress Collection.
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MATHIESONSERVICESTATION1962001.jpg598 viewsTHE MATHIESON SERVICE STATION WAS BUILT IN 1922. IT STOOD ON WHAT IS NOW THE RITE AID PROPERTY. IN AUGUST OF 1962 THEY RAZED IT. IN THE PICTURE YOU CAN SEE WHERE SOME OF THE TILE ROOFING HAS BEEN REMOVED. THE STATION LASTED 40 YEARS.

Courtesy of DON SMITH dsmith1043@comcast.net
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000_0010.jpg634 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, February 11, 2006
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wytheville1911.jpg607 viewsThis is a 1911 postcard showing the Wythe County, VA Courthouse.
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waltonfurnace.jpg646 viewsWalton Furnace (Walton Furnace Rd., East Piney Community), Wythe County, VA. Courtesy of David Arnold david.arnold@adelphia.net

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Grayson County Places410 viewsMar 28, 2015
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Bridle Creek School410 viewsDec 16, 2014
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Bear Pen School.318 viewsSep 19, 2013
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This is another historical marker for the town of Clintwood.300 viewsSep 19, 2013
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Dickenson County, Virginia's Coal Miners Memorial286 viewsSep 19, 2013
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This is a Bold Creek Church meeting.301 viewsSep 19, 2013
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Dickenson County, Virginia's Veterans Memorial272 viewsSep 19, 2013