The Canaan Garage, built by Walter Harriman as the first car dealership and second garage in Canaan, is a well-preserved example of the first generation of automobile-related buildings that once proliferated at the edges of villages throughout Vermont. It is a one-and-a-half-story gabled, wood-frame building with a false front that faces the street. The garage is sheathed in “fireproof” brick-patterned metal siding, and a balustered parapet atop its false front has a central panel with the garage's name in stamped metal. It retains its original showroom windows on the southern end of the front and on that side. The building remained a garage through most of the twentieth century until converted to its current use as a small engine dealership.
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