Thomas Harrison House (Harrisonburg, Virginia)

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Thomas Harrison House
Thomas Harrison House Harrisonburg VA Sept 2013.JPG
Thomas Harrison House, September 2013
Thomas Harrison House (Harrisonburg, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Thomas Harrison House (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
Thomas Harrison House (Harrisonburg, Virginia) is located in the US
Thomas Harrison House (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
Location 30 W. Bruce St., Harrisonburg, Virginia
Coordinates 38°26′51″N 78°52′11″W / 38.44750°N 78.86972°W / 38.44750; -78.86972Coordinates: 38°26′51″N 78°52′11″W / 38.44750°N 78.86972°W / 38.44750; -78.86972
Built 1750
NRHP Reference # 73002213[1]
VLR # 115-0008
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 26, 1973
Designated VLR June 19, 1973[2]

Thomas Harrison House is a historic home located at Harrisonburg, Virginia. It was built in 1750, and is a 1 1/2-story, two bay by one bay, coursed limestone vernacular dwelling. It has a gable roof and was built over a spring, which is accessible in the basement. The Thomas Harrison House is the oldest house in Harrisonburg, and its builder is regarded as the town's founder.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "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. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (June 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Thomas Harrison House" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo