- 1845-1860: Orson Fowler made the octagonal house design popular across the nation.
- 1852: Abraham Bowen built the Octagon House.
- 1855: Edward Smith purchased the house.
- 1873: Hiram Smith, Edward's brother, bought the house.
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*Pictures were taken by Olivia Will, courtesy of Ms. Jane Lang and the Neenah Historical Society.