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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

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Blacksburg - Virginia Tech 334 viewsThis view of the Virginia Tech Campus was taken in the 1950s.
vpiaerial.jpg416 viewsThis is a 1930-45 era aerial view of the Virginia Tech Campus.
Blacksburg - Virginia Tech Barracks No. 1347 viewsThis postcard was mailed in 1909.
Blacksburg - Barracks 1 and 2396 viewsThis 1917 postcard shows VPI Barracks 1 and 2 in the early stages of American involvement in World War I.
vpichapel.jpg331 viewsThis is a 1960s postcard.
vpicorps.jpg411 viewsThis 1940s photo postcard shows the corps of cadets marching to the mess hall.
vpiparadegrounds.jpg360 viewsThis is a 1960s era postcard.
vpipreshouse.jpg393 viewsFrom a circa 1920 postcard.
vpipromenade.jpg372 viewsThis is from a 1920s postcard.
Blacksburg - War Memorial381 viewsThis 1960s postcard shows the War Memorial on the Virginia Tech campus.
Blacksburg - Virginia Polytechnic Institute Entrance Gate410 viewsThis 1910s postcard shows the entrance gate to Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg.
warmemorialhallvpi.jpg367 viewsThis is War Memorial Hall on Virginia Tech Campus from a 1930s postcard.
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