The Zimmerman Bury Octagon House
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 owners wish to share it with the public as a living museum of the middle class Victorian way of life.
Become A Volunteer: You are cordially invited to share your time and talents with us as a special volunteer. We are seeking people of all ages who have a sincere interest in all things Victorian to assist us in daily tasks as well as special projects and events. You have the unique opportunity to share a piece of history and help ensure its future. Our staff is encouraged to constantly research the history of the house, it's contents, life of the era and the activities in which we are involved. We strive to return to the organic/natural way of life and the recycling which the Victorians practiced, as they were frugal and grateful for all they had.
Volunteers Requested For:
*Cleaning *Decorating *Gift Shop Help Organizing, Cleaning, & Display Work
*Furniture Repair *Polish Silver *Making Decorations
*Painting Porch Floor & Restore Porch Trim *Restore Porch Swing
*Clean up & Salvage Barn Timber *Gather Firewood *Prune Trees
*Landscaping *Lawn Maintenance *Organic 19th Century Gardening
*Weeding, Plowing, & Mulching *Herb Garden Harvest & Use
*Paint Gift Shop & Replace Ceiling *Window Restoration *Exterior Painting
*Attic Help Cleaning & Insulating *Basement Organizing *Artifact Inventory & Labeling
*Genealogy & Research Assistance *Upstairs Ceilings Restoration
*Furnace & Solar Assistance *Special Exhibits *Legal Assistance *Publicity & Mailings
*Fundraising *Grant Writing *Sleigh Restoration & Rides *Souvenir Design & Production
*Docents & Special Event Help *Snow Removal
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