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New River Notes Photo Gallery

A Collection of historic and current photos mostly covering the upper New River area of southwestern Virginia and northwestern North Carolina.

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Emily Frances (Scott) Cornett visiting Galveston, TX - 192152 viewsEmily (William Washington Cornett's 2nd wife) came from Alton, KS a few years after William's death to stay the winter with her Son, John Winton Cornett and his sons in El Campo, TX. Here she is seen with William Delany Cornett and his girlfriend in front of the Galveston seawall, built after the 1900 storm that ravaged the town.Mar 14, 2022
William WashingtonCornett visiting Grayson in 191254 viewsWilliam Washington Cornett, along with his daughter from his first marriage, Leona Mitchell Cornett (left), her daughter Bertha Nuckolls (right), and Bertha’s nephew (William’s great grandson) Glen Pless, taken in Grayson County 1912. William was living in Fairport, Kansas at the time. William had enlisted with the Confederate army and fought at the first battle of the war, at Manassas, aka Bull Run.Mar 14, 2022
166 viewsJul 22, 2020
Grayson County Places468 viewsMar 28, 2015
Bridle Creek School456 viewsDec 16, 2014
329 viewsMar 31, 2014
John Jay512 viewsJohn Jay (1745-1829) First Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Life Engraving by Leney, 1814Jan 06, 2014
Benjamin Rush, M.D.495 viewsBenjamin Rush, M.D. (1745-1813) Life Engraving by Edwin, 1813Jan 06, 2014
DeWitt Clinton458 viewsDeWitt Clinton (1769-1828) Life Engraving by W. R. Jones, 1814Jan 06, 2014
James Madison470 viewsJames Madison (1751-1836) Life Engraving by W. R. Jones, 1814Jan 06, 2014
Congress Voting Independence516 viewsCongress Voting Independence by Robert Edge Pine and Edward SavageJan 06, 2014
Boston Massacre439 viewsBoston Massacre on the Streets of Boston March 5, 1776, engraved and colored by Paul Revere.Jan 06, 2014
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