The Thomas Harrison House
(Links to detailed pictures are in the text below)



The historic Thomas Harrison House is located on the harbor in the center of the town of St. Michaels. This Eastern Shore/Chesapeake Bay vacation rental has magnificent water VIEWS and can accomodate up to 12 people. The house is a short walk from all the museums, parks, restaurants, churches, and shops in St. Michaels.


Historic Home in St. Michaels


Built around 1790 by Thomas Harrison Jr., "house carpenter," the two-story side hall/parlor clapboard house is the oldest two story dwelling in St. Michaels. It stands prominently on the town harbor adjacent the town PARK. The house is fitted with late eighteenth century style woodwork. The floors are wide plank heart of pine, and the windows have very old glass. The federal style stair, the raised six panel doors, and the period chair rails are original features.


c. 1900 photo of Green Street


On the first floor of the original or 'Harrison House' are the side hall (foyer) and a large PARLOR (living room) with a spectacular view of St. Michaels Harbor. To the rear of the living room is the LIBRARY having a fireplace, books, a television, stereo, games, cards and puzzles, and the DINING ROOM which can comfortably seat ten. To the rear of the dining room is a one story wing which houses a large, fully equipped KITCHEN. Also on the first floor is a DEN having a fireplace and half bath.

For relaxing outside on the property, the house offers a brick patio facing the harbor and the Miles River, and a covered PORCH facing the white picket fence enclosed back yard and gardens.



The second floor of the Harrison house includes the MASTER BEDROOM having a queen size poster bed and a twin trundle bed, a full bath, and an adjacent small sitting or READING ROOM which has a twin sofa bed. The second story of the rear portion of the house includes the BLUE ROOM having a full size converted rope bed, an adjacent 7X7 room with a twin bed, a full bath, and the 8X8 PEACH ROOM having a twin bed. Up a private spiral staircase from the DEN is the 15X11 WING BEDROOM with dormer windows, having a full size converted rope bed and a full bath.



The third floor of the Harrison House is the ATTIC having two rooms.



There are water views from almost every room of the house.






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