Josiah Perryman, postmaster given contract for the government star mail route in 1879. The cabin location was just west of South Lewis and a short distance north of south 31st street. The post office department advised him to build a building and move the mail to Tulsa R.R. terminal in 1883. He was also active in schools for American Indian children.
Preservation and archiving of this significant Tulsa treasure of photographs and artifacts was made possible through the Tulsa City-County Library and the Tulsa Historical Society, and the generosity of Tulsa World/Lorton Family, Chester Cadieux, the Rotary Club of Tulsa, and many other community-minded corporations, institutions and individuals.