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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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Wise County, VA


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Wythe County, VA


169 files, last one added on Apr 03, 2008
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Galax - Osborne Cemetery310 viewsThe stone is massive. Located near the intersection of Nuckolls Curve Rd. & US 58 west of Galax in Grayson on private property still owned by the family. Photo by Shawn Dunford. Courtesy of David Arnold
Marion - Hungy Mother Park494 viewsThis is from a 1940s postcard.
Saltville - Well Fields577 viewsWELL FIELDS / SALTVILLE, VA. / DECEMBER 5, 2007 / 10:48 A.M. Courtesy of Don Smith

greeverhomechil.jpg595 viewsThis 1935 photograph shows the former home of General James S. Greever and Mary Scott Greever.
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Meadowview - Meadowview United Methodist Church220 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver May 23, 2007.
chilhowiemotel.jpg527 viewsThis is an aerial shot of the Rainbow Autel in Chilhowie. This appears to be a 1950s era view.
UncoveringtheRev.Warstone.JPG320 viewsLou Kurtz working on uncovering a revolutionary war era grave.
Saltville- R. B. Worthy High School Homecoming796 viewsLAST SHAKER HOMECOMING / SEPTEMBER 20, 1986. Courtesy of Don Smith

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Grayson County Places398 viewsMar 28, 2015
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This is a Bold Creek Church meeting.298 viewsSep 19, 2013
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Dickenson County, Virginia's Veterans Memorial264 viewsSep 19, 2013