G. H. and Martha Branaman House. 1913

577 Maple Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980

"Story-and-a-half frame Queen Anne house with vinyl siding and an asphalt-shingled front-gambrel roof with flared eaves, a gabled extension, and hipped dormers. The engaged front porch has classical wood columns, square-section balusters, and a small gabled projection at the center. Other features include a poured-concrete foundation, interior brick flues, a one-story bay window on the south side, 1/1 windows, a large multi-pane front picture window, a decorative landing window, a modern one-story screen porch on the north side, and a second-story sleeping porch to the rear. Attorney Guy Branaman was a leading Waynesboro businessman of the 1920s* He was responsible for the construction of at least some of the spec houses built in the Tree Streets neighborhood in anticipation of Du Pont. He was also one of the Bs of the LB&B Building, a multistory business block erected in the downtown on the eve of the 1929 Crash, and he was part owner of an orchard and an insurance business. (Helen B. Koiner; James K. Wright; Giles and Pezzoni, ""Waynesboro Downtown Historic District"")

Garage. Early 20th c. One-story frame with novelty weatherboard siding, a metal-sheathed gable roof, a poured-concrete foundation, and 6/6 windows.

Shed. Early 20th c. One-story frame with novelty vinyl siding, a metal-sheathed gable roof, an interior brick flue, and 2/2 windows.

Play structure (frame). Late 20th c."

National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form 2/4/02