Waynesboro Downtown Historic District

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Waynesboro Downtown Historic District
Downtown Waynesboro.jpg
Downtown Waynesboro showing Main Street, as well as the scar on the mountain prior to being seeded. The Wayne Theater is visible at the extreme left of the photo.
Waynesboro Downtown Historic District is located in Virginia
Waynesboro Downtown Historic District
Waynesboro Downtown Historic District is located in the US
Waynesboro Downtown Historic District
Location Federal St., Main St., Wayne Ave., Waynesboro, Virginia
Coordinates 38°4′8″N 78°53′25″W / 38.06889°N 78.89028°W / 38.06889; -78.89028Coordinates: 38°4′8″N 78°53′25″W / 38.06889°N 78.89028°W / 38.06889; -78.89028
Area 16 acres (6.5 ha)
Built 1806
Architectural style Federal, Italianate, et al.
NRHP Reference # 01001511[1]
VLR # 136-5048
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 24, 2002
Designated VLR June 13, 2001[2]

The Waynesboro Downtown Historic District is a national historic district in Waynesboro, Virginia. In 2002, it included 43 contributing buildings in the compact central business district of Waynesboro. The district includes churches, houses, mixed-use commercial buildings, banks, specialty stores, offices, a hotel, restaurants, and parking lots. Notable buildings include the First National Bank (1908–09), the LB&B Building (1929), and the General Wayne Hotel (1937-1938).[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Leslie A. Giles and J. Daniel Pezzoni (March 13, 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Waynesboro Downtown Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. Retrieved 2010-09-11. , Accompanying two photos and accompanying map