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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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ellistonrr.jpg420 viewsThis is from a 1908 postcard.
facultyaptsvpi.jpg416 viewsThis is from a mid-20th century postcard.
furfarm.jpg437 viewsThis post card is from the 1930/40 period. This group had another fur farm on Whitetop in Grayson County as well.
governortylerhotel.jpg488 viewsThis view of the Governor Tyler Hotel is taken from a 1920s postcard.
governortylerhotelnight.jpg447 viewsPostcard view from 1930-45.
grainchburg.jpg491 viewsThis is a 1936 Farm Security Administration Photo from the files of the Library of Congress.
grantstavern.jpg478 viewsFrom a 1950 postcard.
hancocktomb.jpg737 viewsLimestone tomb for George Hancock located at Shawsville.
Blacksburg - Hokie Nation429 viewsIn Memoriam to the 32 students killed April 16, 2007.
Blacksburg - Hokie Vigil422 viewsApril 17, 2007. In memoriam for the slain.
Blacksburg - Hotel Colonial497 viewsThis 1940s era photo shows a popular hotel for students, faculty and parents to the Virginia Tech Campus.
Radford - Ingles Castle1086 views"The Castle" at Ingles Rd., west Radford, Montgomery Co. VA. Courtesy of David Arnold
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