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Colfax library listed on national register

 

November 24, 2021

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COLFAX – The Whitman County Library building in Colfax is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

"As a public institution, the nominated building is integral to the intellectual and social development of the citizens of Whitman County and the community of Colfax," said Sheri Miller, interim director.

The library joins the Perkins House and the Colfax Post Office.

It was built in 1960 to be the library district headquarters.

"Spokane master architect Warren C. Heylman was hired to design the library. His unusual designs pushed the architectural envelope in the Inland North...



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