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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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Pearisburg - Angel's Rest969 viewsThis 1960s postcard shows the Angel's Rest mountain near Pearisburg.
Pearisburg - Panoramic View561 viewsThis 1907 postcard shows the town of Pearisburg and Angel's Rest Mountain.
Pembroke - Cascade Falls458 viewsFrom a 1940s linen postcard.
cascademtnlake.jpg453 viewsThis is from a mid-20th century photograph.
Dismal Falls493 views"Dismal Falls" on Dismal Creek, Giles Co., VA. Photo by Shawn Dunford. Courtesy of David Arnold
Dismal Falls459 viewsAnother view of Dismal Falls by David Arnold taken in 1984.
egglestonferry1913.jpg544 viewsThis 1913 postcard shows the location of the Old Ferry over New River at Eggleston, VA.
gilesch.jpg533 viewsThis is from a 1960s Court House.
littlefallsonstonycreek.jpg548 viewsThis is from a circa 1910 postcard.
mtnlake.jpg505 viewsThis is a postcard view of Mountain Lake taken in the 1950s.
mtnlake~0.jpg507 viewsThis is a view of Mountain Lake from the hotel on the lake shore. Postcard from the 1950s.
Narrows - First National Bank of the Narrows427 viewsThis is from a 1960s postcard.
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