The Zimmerman Bury

Octagon House

An Ohio 501c3 Nonprofit Corporation

The Zimmerman Bury Octagon House, 10095 Wadsworth Road, Marshallville, OH  44645

Our Mission is to preserve the only known Queen Ann Style Octagonal house with a gabled roof.  This 1883 landmark has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the Zimmerman Bury Octagon House Association continues to share it with the public as a living museum of the middle class Victorian way of life.


Get your own copy of our Cookbook, $10.00 each ... all the recipes we use in our Teas are in here!

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The Zimmerman Bury Octagon House

is Now Available for Private Victorian Teas, Workshops,Small Meeting Accommodations & Group Tours

All proceeds are used for preservation of the House and Grounds

By Appointment Year Round! (Contract)

Your support is appreciated

ZBOHA Yard Sale Fundraiser

Saturday, April 28 at 7 AM - 4 PM

Green Township Community and Preservation Society
148 S Milton St, Smithville, Ohio 44677

Come out and visit the Zimmerman Bury Octagon House Volunteers and shop for a good cause. Our Fundraiser will be held in conjunction with the Smithville Town Wide Yard Sale Day, and we will be located in the local Community Center behind the Subway. Antiques, Collectibles, Bake Sale and more will be available. If you would like to donate your unwanted items to our fundraiser, please be sure to drop them off at the house prior to April 27th.

Motherís Day High Pink Tea At The Zimmerman-Bury Octagon House With Millinery Fashion Show

Reservations No Longer Being Accepted for May 12th
Seating is FULL

Enjoy an authentic Victorian High Tea at this unique National Historic Landmark, located 6 miles North of Orrville on state route 57, where your hostess and volunteers will greet you in period clothing.

Drink in the ambiance of the Victorian era and along with your tea enjoy various savories including tea sandwiches, pastries and English trifle. A first floor tour and history of the house will be provided as well as a 19th Century Millinery Fashion Show.

Hats & Gloves encouraged!

Your donation for this day goes to our Nonprofit Association raising funds for a National Historic Landmark Sign.

This event is filled to capacity!

International Museum Day 2018

Hosted by The Zimmerman Bury Octagon House Association

International Museum Day has been offered since 1977. This year we will participate from 12-4 on May 18th and offer free house tours of the first floor only. Our Gift Shop will also be open. This is a great time to bring out the home-schooled kids! A scavenger hunt for school aged kids will be sure to keep them busy while visiting.

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

148 S Milton St, Smithville, OH 44677
From 5pm to 8pm

SAVE THE DATE! Details coming soon. Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser will be just that, a fundraiser for our nonprofit association. Silent Auction, 50/50 raffle, entertainment and more! Mark your calendars now to save the date!

Tickets will be available online beginning June 1, 2018


Now accepting reservations for groups of ten or more for Victorian Holiday High Teas from Thanksgiving to New Year's. A special Holiday Menu has been prepared and is served buffet style.  Enjoy learning the History of the house while soaking in the ambiance of antique Christmas decorations.  A special treat for family, friends and groups wishing to meet for the Holiday Season.  $20 Donation per person.  (Contract)

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