Update on B Reactor Trip

In 2013, WCHS made a trip to the Hanford site and visited the historic B Reactor and the LIGO project. The LIGO project was endeavoring to prove Einstein’s theory of special relativity using sensitive monitor. Well, recently they did prove it as discussed in the attached article. We participated in history in the making!

LIGO

44th Annual Ice Cream Social

June 26, 2016 – 1:00 to 4:00 at the Perkins House in Colfax.

This year we are celebrating 130 years of the Perkins House and 146 years for the Cabin.

Returning this year is the ever popular  SNAKE RIVER SIX

View updated photo displays of area communities and information on the Perkins family in the upstairs photo room

Colfax Art Council will display the Downtown banner entries and announce the winner

Dedication of the Wolfe River apple tree to reintroduce a heritage orchard

NEW THIS YEAR: CAKE FROM SCRATCH CONTEST. Contact Theresa at the Perkins House for info 509-397-2555

And, of Course, ICE CREAM

The Ice Cream Social is great fun for the whole family. Beautiful weather and plenty of ice cream make for a fun day.

COME JOIN US!

43rd Annual Ice Cream Social!

43rd Annual

WHITMAN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

ICE CREAM SOCIAL

 Sunday, June 28th 2015

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Perkins House – Colfax, WA

 Admission is free but donations are appreciated. This is the one yearly fund raising event for the W.C.H.S. This year’s Ice Cream Social promises to be the biggest and best in many years. Come and spend a few hours, visit with friends and take in some of the following exhibits and displays:

  • MUSIC BY THE BAND – Auf Gehts
  • HISTORIC PERKINS HOUSE TOURS
  • EARLY 1900’s FIRE TRUCK – Colfax Fire Dept.
  • HOMEMADE PIES & FERDINAND’S ICE CREAM
  • HO GAGE TRAIN LAYOUT – Lewiston/Clarkston Train Club
  • HISTORIC PERIOD CLOTHING FASHION SHOW
  • WHITMAN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
  • SERVING HAMBURGERS, HOT DOGS, CHIPS AND SODA
  • WHITMAN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY – Visit with Joe Pakootas & Ken Caylor
  • OPERATION LIFESAVER EXHIBIT
  • BOOK SIGNING:

MARTY MULLEN – “Reflections of the Road”

SALLY ELDER – “Best of the Palouse Magazine”

  • APPLES & APPLE TREES IN WHITMAN COUNTY – Dave Benscotter
  • ANTIQUE TRACTORS – Lewis-Clark Antique Power Club
  • WHITMAN COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY – Visit with State Rep. Mary Dye
  • RURAL WHITMAN COUNTY PHOTO DISPLAY
  • COLFAX CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXHIBIT
  • WHITMAN SAMPLERS QUILTING GROUP