No. 52, Gary Tabor toy museum/farm

Gary Tabor stands next to the barn quilt he painted and installed on his toy museum in Williamsfield Township
Gary Tabor stands next to the barn quilt he painted and installed on his toy museum in Williamsfield Township

Address:

8312 Simon Road S., Williamsfield Township

Directions:

Route 11 to Route 322, east toward the state line; Simon Road is near the state line.

Owners:

Gary Tabor

Pattern:

Georgetown Circle

Artist:

Gary Tabor

The farm:

The date of the barn is 1884 according to the slate roof on the structure. For a full discussion of the farm and Tabor family’s connection to it, see “Toy museum and farm full of stories” in The Ashtabula Wave.

The museum:

Gary Tabor’s fascination with toys goes back to his childhood, when his parents could not afford most of the toys that are part of his museum on the farm. This privately held collection is Tabor’s retirement passion. The museum is open by appointment and chance. Read about it in “Tabor’s tons of toys” published in The Ashtabula Wave.

The farm: