Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Barringer Collection

Also attending the opening banquet were Mrs. Winifred Barringer and her nephew, Justin Barringer, a student at the University of Illinois-Springfield.

Winifred and her husband, Dr. Floyd Barringer, are the owners of a magnificent collection of early Sangamon County antiques, which form the inaugural exhibit in the Elijah Iles House.

Friday, October 07, 2005

Banquet Guests

Many guests gathered under a tent on the south lawn of Iles House to celebrate the opening banquet. Pictured above are Michael Scully and Bryn Henderson. Mr. Scully is president of the Union Station Foundation, which has contributed generously to the restoration of Iles house. Mrs. Henderson is the wife of Wally Henderson, a board member of the Foundation.

Pictured below are Chuck and Sue Campton, who portrayed Major Elijah Iles and his wife, Melinda Iles, in period costumes.