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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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Carter County, TN


18 files, last one added on Nov 12, 2007
Album viewed 522 times

Johnson County, TN


56 files, last one added on Jun 20, 2007
Album viewed 653 times

Sullivan County, TN


48 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2010
Album viewed 709 times

Sullivan County, TN People


14 files, last one added on Feb 06, 2007
Album viewed 1577 times

Washington County, TN


53 files, last one added on Nov 12, 2007
Album viewed 614 times


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Mountain City - Office of the Tomahawk Newspaper241 viewsEstablished in 1874, the Tomahawk is the only newspaper in Johnson County, Tennessee. You might want to check out their website. Photo May 18, 2007 by Jeff Weaver.
sulphurspringscampground.jpg192 viewsThis photo is from the files of the Library of Congress. This photo was taken in 1983 for the Historical American Buildings Survey.
bristolhospital.jpg312 viewsThis is from a 1940s era postcard.
bordenmillskport.jpg339 viewsThis is from a mid-1930s postcard.
bemberg.jpg467 viewsThis is a 1948 postcard showing the American Bemberg Plant in Elizabethton, TN.
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Mountain City - Bethel Baptist Church228 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, June 20, 2007.
Johnson City - Williams Library221 viewsThis is a circa 1930s postcard.
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Butler - Sunshine Church of Christ214 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, May 18, 2007.

Last additions - Tennessee Counties & People
Bristol, Tennessee - South Holston Lake395 viewsSouth Holston Lake taken by Don Smith on October 17, 2010.Nov 10, 2010
Kingsport - Country Club298 viewsFrom a 1930s postcard.Dec 11, 2007
Kingsport - Church Circle311 viewsTbis 1927 postcard shows the Baptist, Methodist and Presbyterian Churches in the Model City.Nov 27, 2007
Kingsport - Broad Street326 viewsThis early view of Broad Street is from a circa 1915 postcard.Nov 12, 2007
Kingsport - Rotherwood Farm357 viewsThis 1940s postcard shows the "Old Elm" and the Silk Mill on the banks of the North Fork of the Holston River.
Nov 12, 2007
Kingsport - Church Circle331 viewsThis aerial view is from a 1954 postcard.Nov 12, 2007
Jonesborough - Robert Taylor Birthplace261 viewsThis 1907 postcard shows the birthplace of famous Tennessee senator Robert Taylor. Nov 12, 2007
Milligan - Pardee Hall341 viewsThis image shows Pardee Hall on the campus of Milligan College. This is from a 1940s postcard.Nov 12, 2007