Outhouses

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Before the advent of indoor plumbing, the outhouse was an outbuilding familiar to all. Now, thankfully, they are merely a curiosity that photograph well in the landscape. Below are some images of historic outhouses from the Florida State Archives. Although rustic, compare them to their modern day counterparts: the Port-o-Let, which have no charm but all the unpleasantness.

Replicas of outhouses still look quaint in any yard and make a great place to store yard tools, croquet sets and pool toys. Below is our 4’x4′ version:
Posted on January 7, 2011 9:01 pm