Pictures: 1801 privy at Homewood Museum
The Homewood Museum at Johns Hopkins University has spent more than $100,000 to restore a small, separate brick building with lift-up seats, graffiti on its wood-paneled walls and a crescent moon carved into its steeple-like ventilation stack. Read about the restoration here.
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1801 privy at Homewood Museum
Catherine Rogers Arthur, director and curator at Homewood Museum at Johns Hopkins University poses for a photo outside of a privy behind the museum. The museum has spent about $100,000 to restore an 1801 outhouse that was once used by the Charles Carroll family -- who lived at Homewood House-- and later by students at a school on the campus that was the precursor to the Gilman School.