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

Victorian Haunted House Tour

Join us for a frightful good time on this, our second year, sure to be better than ever!
Come see the sinister attractions throughout the grounds by candlelight under the moon, and then saunter inside to see the first two floors of this haunting historic home, with eerie sights in every room.
Don’t forget to visit our fortune teller for a tarot card reading, encounter the ghouls wandering the grounds, and mourn lost souls in the graveyard.
On your way out, stop by our gift shop for some ghoulishly delightful cider!

For those that do not wish to be frightened, there is an alternative path.


The bewitching hours are 5pm-10pm on October 26th $10 Donation per person, kids 6 and under free!

This event will serve as a fundraiser for the Nonprofit Association.

For more information please visit our Facebook Event Page.

Dinner with the Lincoln’s

The President and Mrs. Lincoln request the pleasure of your company for a special formal dinner at the Zimmerman-Bury Octagon House on the 14th of December, Two Thousand Nineteen.

Guests should arrive at 6:00 pm for Appetizers & History of the Zimmerman Bury Octagon House.
Sleigh Rides will be offered weather permitting.
A Victorian 7 course meal will be provided on the family antique china.
Immerse yourself in the 1860’s as a guest of the President and Mrs. Lincoln.

Only 8 seats are available. $100 per person fundraiser for:

The Zimmerman Bury Octagon House Association
10095 Wadsworth Rd.
Marshallville, OH 44645

Use the information above to contact us to register.

Victorian Holiday High Teas at the Historic Zimmerman-Bury Octagon House

Enjoy an authentic Victorian Holiday High Tea at this unique National Historic Landmark, located 6 miles North of Orrville on state route 57. Drink in the am-biance of the Victorian era while savoring a buffet of tea sandwiches, pastries, fruit salads & always English Trifle, plus more. Your hostesses will greet you in 1880’s clothing, provide a history of the house, and serve the period foods creat-ed from original family recipes.

We are now scheduling groups of 10-20 guests for “Victorian Holiday Teas” from November to December when the house is beautifully decorated with authentic & antique Christmas decorations. Please arrange your meeting or tea party well in advance to get your preferred date.
Contract Available Here.


Can’t get a group together? Register for our DECEMBER 7th HOLIDAY TEA at 1:00 pm

Only open to the first 20 Registered Guests for $20 per guest as a fundraiser for:

The Zimmerman Bury Octagon House Association
10095 Wadsworth Rd.
Marshallville, OH 44645

Registration form available here.

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