Rose Hill Mansion

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Rose Hill
Rose Hill Mansion Geneva NY (1).JPG
Nearest city Geneva, New York
Coordinates 42°51′38″N 76°56′9″W / 42.86056°N 76.93583°W / 42.86056; -76.93583Coordinates: 42°51′38″N 76°56′9″W / 42.86056°N 76.93583°W / 42.86056; -76.93583
Built 1837
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Geneva Historical Society (private)
NRHP Reference # 73001269
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 06, 1973[1]
Designated NHL June 24, 1986 [2]

Rose Hill Mansion, in Fayette, New York, also known as Rose Hill, is a "monumental-scale" mansion, built in the form of a 2 story Greek temple with six Ionic columns, that was built in 1837. It has been attributed to architects Minard Lafever and Andrew Jackson Downing, but is most likely to have been built by skilled local craftsmen without either of those architect's involvement. It is built in the style of architect Minard Lafever, and in particular may have drawn on his pattern book The Beauties of Modern Architecture.[3]

The property was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1986.[2][3]

It is located on NY 96A, overlooking Seneca Lake and to the east of Geneva, New York.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Rose Hill". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-18. 
  3. ^ a b Carolyn Pitts (undated, perhaps 1983), National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Rose Hill Mansion PDF (268 KB), National Park Service  and Accompanying 6 photos, from 1962, c.1975, and c.1980. PDF (1.25 MB)

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