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Living room at "Ercildoune" (Sparks House) 
Image    Photo of the interior of the Sparks' home - called "Ercildoune" after the town in Scotland where Dr. Thomas Sparks was born. Ercildoune was originally built as a wedding gift to George Carter's daughter Charlotte when she married Henry Lincoln Rice in 1880. The home is built in the Second Empire...
Barbara Sparks Baird sitting in the living room at Ercildoune 
Image    Photo of a woman (Barbara Sparks Baird) sitting by a window (obviously winter outside with snow all over the grounds) holding a book, posed to look as if we have just interrupted her reading. Ercildoune was originally built as a wedding gift to George Carter's daughter Charlotte when she married...
Living room at Ercildoune 
Image    A photo showing the living room at Ercildoune. Ercildoune was originally built as a wedding gift to George Carter's daughter Charlotte when she married Henry Lincoln Rice in 1880. The home is built in the Second Empire style, a very rare style of home in St. Marys or any other small town. The...
Mrs. (Doctor) Sparks (Caroline) in the living room at Ercildoune 
Image    Photo of an older woman (Caroline Sparks - Dr. Thomas' wife) sitting in a chair in the living room holding onto a book looking towards the camera. In the background we can see out the window which shows that this photo was taken in the wintertime. Ercildoune was originally built as a wedding gift...
Living room at Ercildoune 
Image    Photo of the living room interior at Ercildoune. Ercildoune was originally built as a wedding gift to George Carter's daughter Charlotte when she married Henry Lincoln Rice in 1880. The home is built in the Second Empire style, a very rare style of home in St. Marys or any other small town. The...
Ercildoune - Dr. Thomas Sparks' House 
Image    Photo of Ercildoune (236 Jones Street East - corner of Jones and King Streets). You can see some people standing by the porch as well as a horse and carriage. Ercildoune was originally built as a wedding gift to George Carter's daughter Charlotte when she married Henry Lincoln Rice in 1880....
Side view of Ercildoune 
Image    Photo of a group of people sitting outside Ercildoune (home of Dr. Thomas Sparks - 236 Jones Street East, St. Marys). The group includes: Mrs. George Grant (she lived at "Bliuk Bonnie" on King Street between the Eedy's and the Maxwell's), Isabel Cameron Sparks (daughter of Dr. Sparks), Dr. A....
Ercildoune, 1905 
Image  1905  Photo of the Second Empire style home Ercildoune, located at 236 Jones Street East. This home was owned by the Sparks' family at the early part of the 20th Century. This photo shows some people standing in front of the veranda with a carriage seen at the side. Condition: Copy is very good.
Proposed drawings for Ercildoune 
ImageComments:    Photo of architectural drawings done by architect William Williams (of St. Marys) of the West Elevation of Ercildoune (236 Jones Street East). Condition: Copy is excellent. William Williams Architect St. Marys
Plans for Ercildoune by William Williams, 1881 
Image  1881  Photo of the architectural drawings done by William Williams for the planned H.L. Rice residence (Ercildoune). This view shows the South Elevation. Condition: Copy is excellent.
404 Queen Street East 
Image  Postmarked October 21, 1907  Photo of 404 Queen Street East, a large home located on the corner of Queen and Huron Streets. The house is currently used as apartments. In this photo, we see some people outside of the home on the porch. Condition: Copy is very good.
Ercildoune, ca. 1900 
Image  ca. 1900  Photo of "Ercildoune" named after the town in Scotland where Dr. Thomas Sparks was born. It is located at 236 Jones Street East, on the corner of Jones and King Streets. Ercildoune was originally built as a wedding gift to George Carter's daughter Charlotte when she married Henry Lincoln Rice in...
Fallen trees by Ercildoune, 1933 
Image  1933  Photo showing damage to trees caused by the 1933 windstorm. The house in the background is 236 Jones Street. Condition: Very good - slightly curling.
Ercildoune in Winter 
Image    236 Jones Street East (Ercildoune/ the old Sparks home). This view is taken in winter from the north east corner of King and Jones Streets. condition: excellent
236 Jones Street East 
Image  1973  This house is an example of the Italianate style that was popular in late 19th century house building inspired by the Second Empire Movement. Most Italianate homes were two-storey brick structures, often surmounted with a mansard roof, which can be seen in this specific house. However, this house...
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Ercildoune


Ercildoune was originally built as a wedding gift to George Carter's daughter Charlotte when she married Henry Lincoln Rice in 1880. The home is built in the Second Empire style, a very rare style of home in St. Marys or any other small town. The Sparks' family lived in this home from about 1905 into the 1950s.