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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 - 192132 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
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William WashingtonCornett visiting Grayson in 191231 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
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Grayson County Places447 viewsMar 28, 2015
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Bridle Creek School443 viewsDec 16, 2014
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John Jay502 viewsJohn Jay (1745-1829) First Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Life Engraving by Leney, 1814Jan 06, 2014
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Benjamin Rush, M.D.483 viewsBenjamin Rush, M.D. (1745-1813) Life Engraving by Edwin, 1813Jan 06, 2014
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DeWitt Clinton446 viewsDeWitt Clinton (1769-1828) Life Engraving by W. R. Jones, 1814Jan 06, 2014
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James Madison458 viewsJames Madison (1751-1836) Life Engraving by W. R. Jones, 1814Jan 06, 2014
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Congress Voting Independence504 viewsCongress Voting Independence by Robert Edge Pine and Edward SavageJan 06, 2014
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Boston Massacre428 viewsBoston Massacre on the Streets of Boston March 5, 1776, engraved and colored by Paul Revere.Jan 06, 2014
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