Samson Fried Estate

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Samson Fried Estate
Samson Fried Estate is located in New York
Samson Fried Estate
Location NY 74, Severance, New York
Coordinates 43°52′32″N 73°42′54″W / 43.87556°N 73.71500°W / 43.87556; -73.71500Coordinates: 43°52′32″N 73°42′54″W / 43.87556°N 73.71500°W / 43.87556; -73.71500
Area 34.3 acres (13.9 ha)
Built 1902
Architect Jacobs, Harry Allen
Architectural style Shingle Style
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 87000225[1]
Added to NRHP February 26, 1987

Samson Fried Estate, also known as "Birch Hill," is a historic estate located at Severance in Essex County, New York. The estate has a Shingle Style main house, built as a summer residence in 1902, and nine contributing outbuildings. The main house is a large, two story rambling, roughly "L" shaped frame residence. It features hipped- and shed-roof dormers, four massive stone chimneys, second floor balconies, and a third story widow's walk. There is also a wide verandah around three sides of the house. The contributing buildings and structures include a garage, barn, hen house, tennis court, guest cottage, ice house, and well.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1]