Gays, Illinois: Two-Story Outhouse
Historical Two Story Outhouse 1872
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]
Visitor Tips and News About Two-Story Outhouse
In 1976 the village of Gays entered a float in the Bicentennial parade with a replica of the two-story outhouse. My mother, Margaret Winings, rode on the float dressed in the mode of the day. We lived in Gays in my childhood.[Byron Winings, 12/04/2015]
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!