Genoa, Ohio: America's Most Honored Outhouse

Built in 1870, used for 60 years, restored for the 1976 Bicentennial. Has four doors, two chimneys, and multiple windows. Its Romanesque Revival design qualified it for the National Historic Register, the only outhouse so honored.

Address:
310 Main St., Genoa, OH
Directions:
Downtown. A white brick building, big for an outhouse, behind the red brick building on the southwest corner of Main St. and OH-163/W. Fourth St.
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The old school privy.

America's Most Honored Outhouse

The address is 310 Main St.in Genoa. Google has it listed as the "Old School Privy."

[Stephen Francia, 08/23/2020]

Also known as The Little Building.

America's Most Honored Outhouse

It's labeled a historic site -- with no indication of its history.

[Janet Brooks, 09/16/2019]

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