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

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



Holiday Open House Tours

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2022 From 12pm to 4pm
At the Zimmerman Bury Octagon House

Vist when the Octagon House is decorated for the Holiday Season.
Enjoy some Hot Chocolate and Roasted Nuts, and have your photo taken with Santa in the sleigh! $10 per person!
Last of the series of 3 Educational Public House Tours offered in 2022!
All proceeds benefit the ongoing Roof Restoration Project!


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Fish Fry Dinner

Saturday, January 7, 2023 from 4 PM - 7 PM

At The Green Township Community and Preservation Society
148 Milton St, Smithville, OH

Event hosted by The Zimmerman Bury Octagon House Association and Green Township Community and Preservation Society.
Fish Fry Dinner is a joint fundraiser for the Zimmerman Bury Octagon House and the Green Township Community and Preservation Society. Come on out to Smithville and make a donation at the door to enjoy some fried fish, coleslaw, french fries, beverages and desserts. Support these local nonprofits in their preservation efforts!

DON'T MISS OUT ON OUR AUCTION GIFT BASKETS AND OUR 50/50 RAFFLE

HEY IF YOU KNOW YOU ARE COMING OUT, PLEASE MESSAGE EITHER NONPROFIT PAGE TO LET US KNOW SO WE WILL BE SURE TO COOK UP ENOUGH FOOD.

CARRY OUT BOXES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR TO-GO ORDERS.

Email us here with questions or concerns regarding the event!


Valentine High Tea

Saturday, Februatry 11, 2023 from 1 PM - 3 PM

At The Zimmerman Bury Octagon House Association
10095 Wadsworth Road, Marshallville, OH

Grab your Valentine or special person and make a reservation for our Valentine Tea on February 11th at 1:00 pm. Guests will be greeted by our Docents in Victorian period clothing, and will offer you a buffet table full of treats, from hot dishes to scones, all traditional of the 19th century. Learn the history of the house and know that your donation is going towards our Roof Preservation Project, where our nonprofit Association is working diligently to preserve this original 1883 Russian Tin Roof. Reservations are required by calling this unique nationally registered historic landmark, or by completing the reservation form from our website. Minimum Donation of $25 per person.

Zimmerman-Bury Octagon House
10095 Wadsworth Rd.,
Marshallville, OH 44645
Located on State Route 57
6 miles N of Orrville, 12 miles S of Medina


Click here for the Reservation Form

Email us here or call 330-855-4251 with questions or concerns regarding the event!


Irish Murder Mystery Dinner

Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 5 PM

At The Zimmerman Bury Octagon House Association
10095 Wadsworth Road, Marshallville, OH

Do you have the luck of the Irish to solve this Murder Mystery over Dinner? This Irish themed evening is sure to captivate all participants, as they take on a pre-assigned roll to solve the mystery and conduct an investigation of Eileen Sullivan's death. All suspects will receive instructions prior to the evening with a series of written clues that can be exchanged or revealed throughout the evening.
An authentic Irish meal will be provided, along with an appetizer table with nonalcoholic beverages served. In light of the occasion, should you feel the need for stronger libations, please feel free to bring your own. A history of the house will also be squeezed in, and please know that your donation for this event will go towards the nonprofit associations Roof Preservation Project. The winner that solves this mystery will receive a small pot of gold.
Reservations may be made by calling the house or sending in the reservation form from the website. $50 per person minimum donation.

Click here for the Reservation Form

Zimmerman-Bury Octagon House
10095 Wadsworth Rd.,
Marshallville, OH 44645
Located on State Route 57
6 miles N of Orrville, 12 miles S of Medina


Email us here or call 330-855-4251 with questions or concerns regarding the event!

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