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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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Hillsville Diner1452 viewsPhoto December 6, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
Caroll County Courthouse666 viewsPhoto December 6, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
100_1910.jpg758 viewsPhoto December 6, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
Lead Mines District - Mount Hope School Ruins1314 viewsMt. Hope School ruin (single pillar with "Mt. Hope School" scratched into cement.) Lead Mines District, Carroll County, VA. Shawn Dunford, photographer. Courtesy of David Arnold
allenrewardposter.gif1675 viewsFrom the Collection of the Library of Congress.
bettybakermine1.jpg1346 viewsThis view of the shaft opening at the Betty Baker Mine was made about 1905.
bettybakermine2.jpg1054 viewsThis view of the famous Carroll County, VA Copper mine was made about 1905.
blueridgecafe.jpg1428 viewsFrom a 1940s/1950s postcard.
bluerva.jpg1349 viewsThis is a 1930s era post card, probably make from a Carroll County, VA scene.
bottlehouseinterior.jpg1028 viewsThis is from a 1920s postcard.
bottlehsehillsville.jpg1061 viewsFrom a 1930-45 era postcard.
Byllesby Hyrdo-electric Dam 19281170 viewsThis is a 1928 photo.
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