Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Privy pits of the rich and famous

Benjamin Franklin's house in Philadelphia was destroyed in 1812 but excavations underneath the site of the original house have revealed the original foundations and the location of his privy pit (first photograph) and well (second photograph).  The third photograph shows the relative position of the two. Hmmm....

From the Toilets of World Leaders page at Toilet-guru.com

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