Saturday, November 26, 2005

Candlelight Tours

Late in October, the Iles House opened for candlelight tours on Friday and Saturday nights. In candlelight, the restored surfaces and preserved antiques take on a mellow and mysterious glow. One can almost hear the past come alive.

Pictures copyright 2005 by Dulany Sriner of Springfield, Illinois.

Saturday, November 12, 2005

Iles House Photo Gallery

The Springfield Journal-Register has posted a photo gallery of 16 pictures of the Iles House at various stages of its history, from early days to the relocation and restoration on the present site, Seventh and Cook Streets.

Included are an 1860s portrait of Iles and interiors of the home, furnished with period antiques. Picture credits and photo reprints are available at the SJR site.