Gays, Illinois: Two-Story Outhouse

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Historical Two Story Outhouse 1872

Address:
1022 Pine St., Gays, IL
Directions:
I-57 exit 190. Drive west on Hwy 16 for nine miles, through Mattoon, into Gays. Look for the blue official Illinois "Historical Two Story Outhouse 1872" sign. Turn right at Pine St.; one block north.
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2-story outhouse. Two-Story Outhouse
Although "two-story outhouse" may seem like a dumb joke, this one is authentic -- and its town considers it historic and worthy of civic pride. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [11/23/2008]

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2-story outhouse. Two-Story Outhouse

First off, if you find yourself near here, you're already lost. Second, it's not that interesting. We wasted time going to Gays. It's not really worth getting out of the car to see.

[Jon P, 09/10/2011]

At this kind of attraction -- where physical exploration and use are thwarted -- visitors must find a different perspective, or they will be dissatisfied. Perhaps instead we must visit a "2-Story Outhouse of the Mind," allowing the half-moon doors of inner consciousness to creak open!

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