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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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Christiansburg - Christiansburg Presbyterian Church415 viewsFrom a 1940s postcard. Their website may be found by clicking here.
christiansburg50.jpg449 views This is a 1950s postcard.
christiansburgdepot1910.jpg478 viewsThis 1910 postcard shows the Norfolk and Western Depot at Christiansburg (Cambria) at that time.
christiansburgeastend.jpg489 viewsThis 1913 shows a couple of homes on the east end of Christiansburg.
christiansburgfemale1856.jpg575 viewsThis is one of Lewis Miller's watercolors - this one made in 1856
christiansburghs.jpg437 viewsThis is a postcard view of the High School in Christiansburg from the 1920s.
christiansburgscene1940.jpg504 viewsThis postcard dates from the 1940s.
christiansburgtunnel.jpg556 viewsThis is an 1850s view of the railway tunnel leading into Christiansburg.
civiliandormvpi.jpg400 viewsThis linen era postcard dates from the 1930s.
commercehallVPI.jpg354 viewsThis is from a 1940s postcard.
davidsonhall.jpg373 viewsAnother of the buildings on Virginia Tech campus.
elliston1905.jpg474 viewsNorfolk and Western Railroad at Elliston, Virginia, 1905
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