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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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6 files, last one added on Sep 16, 2013
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Wythe County, VA


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169 files, last one added on Apr 03, 2008
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hillsville2.jpg892 viewsThis is taken from a 1930s postcard.
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MGSWORKERS21968001.jpg726 viewsTHE LAST EMPLOYEES OF THE MATHIESON GENERAL STORE IN SALTVILLE, VA. BEFORE IT CLOSED IN 1968.

L-R- CLAUDE CUDDY, RICHARD NUTTER, EVELYN VENABLE, HUBERT VENABLE, ARCH HARPER, BRUCE WIMMER, AND EARL ANDERSON

Photo courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.net
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100_1445.jpg297 viewsLong abandoned as a store when this snapshot was taken April 2, 2006 by Jeff Weaver
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Barren Springs - Boone's Furnace788 viewsThis furnace is located on Boone's Furnace Rd., Barren Springs, Wythe Co. VA. Courtesy of David Arnold david.arnold@adelphia.net
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saltvillehotel.jpg563 viewsLocated on East Main Street, this photo postcard is from ca. 1915.
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saltville182.jpg624 viewsThis photo was made in 1899.
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altamonthospital.jpg602 viewsThis real photo post card dates from the early 1930s.
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100_1361.jpg326 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, March 29, 2006.

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Grayson County Places449 viewsMar 28, 2015
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Bridle Creek School446 viewsDec 16, 2014
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Bear Pen School.346 viewsSep 19, 2013
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This is another historical marker for the town of Clintwood.324 viewsSep 19, 2013
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Dickenson County, Virginia's Coal Miners Memorial310 viewsSep 19, 2013
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This is a Bold Creek Church meeting.328 viewsSep 19, 2013
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Dickenson County, Virginia's Veterans Memorial300 viewsSep 19, 2013