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New River Notes Photo Gallery

A Collection of historic and current photos mostly covering the upper New River area of southwestern Virginia and northwestern North Carolina.

Piney Grove Cemetery641 viewsCourtesy of Nanalee Wrenn
Capt. Samuel Jackson578 viewsCourtesy of Nanalee Wrenn
Mulberry - Cross Roads Primitive Baptist Church701 viewsThis church was established in 1850. Photo by Jeff Weaver, March 2007.
Mulberry - Mount Lawn Memorial Park511 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, March 2007
North Wilkesboro - North Wilkesboro United Methodist Church512 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, March 2007
Baptist Church Wilkes NC549 viewsFrom a 1930s era postcard. A related piece maybe found in the reprint of the Memorial of Rev. George McNeil which discusses the life of this Baptist pioneer of Wilkes County.
Bank of N, Wilkes498 viewsThis linen era postcard is from the 1930-45 period.
Bank of North Wilkesboro, ca. 1930268 views
Brinegar Cabin889 viewsThe Brinegar Cabin, built in 1884 by Martin Brinegar, is very near Doughton State Park in Alleghany County, North Carolina, however, this cabin is on the side of the Blue Ridge precipice in Wilkes County, NC. This photo is from 1959. From the collections of the Library of Congress.
Capt. Samuel Johnson731 viewsCourtesy of Nanalee Wrenn
Carolina Marble580 viewsUnsure of the date of this piece of ephemera, but probably 1910s.
cascade1.jpg545 viewsThe Cascades, located just inside Wilkes County's western border. Photo by Jeff Weaver, 1990. Some of you might like to read the Elisha Mitchell's Diary of a Geological Tour of Ashe, Wilkes and Surry County, North Carolina
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