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


Adorned with green wall paper, the Music Room and Library is to the right of the front door on the east side of the home. A large bank of windows open to the street. Mr. Perkins' favorite rocking chair has been reupholstered in green fabric. The footstool was a gift to him from the governor of Nebraska.