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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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View of the Appalachian Trail near the Grayson Smyth County Line at Route 600180 views
Comers Rock - Baker's Falls407 viewsPhoto by Shawn Dunford. Courtesy of David Arnold
baldwinwmhome.jpg812 viewsCourtesy of Irene Baldwin
BaptistUnionMiBaptistChurch.jpg404 viewsThis congregation was formed in 1842. Courtesy of Carol Lindamood
Roberts Cove - Barn413 viewsThis barn has seen better days. Photo by Jeff Weaver, March 21, 2008. Photoshopped into a watercolor image.
Barton's Cross Roads - Barton's Cross Roads Primitive Baaptist Church435 viewsThis building is on the Flat Ridge Road not far from Grant. Photo by Jeff Weaver, Spring 2003.
Baywood - Baywood School441 viewsThis photograph from the Virginia Department of Public Works dates from the late 1930s, and depicts the Baywood School.
Baywood - Baywood Store383 viewsPhoto by Shawb Dubfrd. Courtesy of David Arnold
Baywood - Kemper Hampton House427 viewsThis is a 1928 photo of the Kemper Hampton House. Courtesy of Wade Weekes
Baywood - Kemper Hampton House424 viewsThis house was built in 1895. This 2006 photo courtesy of Wade Weekes
Baywood - Baywood School342 viewsFrom a Grayson County School board photo.
Mount Rogers - Bear Hunt515 viewsThis is a circa 1930 bear hunt photo. Courtesy of Wade Weekes
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