Photos by Bruce Ikenberry Photography

James and Jennie Perkins' ten-plus room Victorian home was completed in 1887. 

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Bringing the Past

to the Present

Whitman County Historical Society

PO Box 67

Colfax, WA 99111


This Pease piano is a bit fancier than the actual one owned by the Perkins, which came from New York around the Cape and up the Columbia River, arriving in Colfax by wagon. All three daughters learned to play it. On top sits a photo of the family around their piano.