Phelps, New York: Two-Story OuthouseTwo stories, six seats, solid brick construction. This hole was only for lofty derrières.
Visitor Tips and News About Two-Story Outhouse
The 2-story outhouse is not a public restroom.[Julie Barnes, 09/05/2011]
That's definitely a distinction of importance to the historical society that maintains it for tours.
Since the two-story outhouse is attached to the home, you might not think that it is actually an outhouse, but the only way to access it is by going outside.[Sherri Denning, 10/19/2009]
The Phelps Community Historical acquired an historic brick home located on Main Street, Phelps, NY in Feb. 1999. We believe it is one of a kind for it has a two story brick outhouse connected to the main house by entrances on both first and second floors.[Doris Spink, 06/04/2000]
More on 2-story Outhouses. The one in Phelps is at the Dr. John Q. Howe residence, built in 1869. The outhouse is connected to the main house by entrances on both floors, and features three holes upstairs and three downstairs.