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The seriously fascinating history of outhouses

A restored 1736 outhouse.Photo by Georg Papp Sr.

KENT — Georg Papp of Colchester, Conn., is a historian of an unusual kind. The object of his fascination is the humble outhouse. In a talk called “Ye Old Tyme Outhouse” at the Eric Sloane Museum on Saturday, Aug. 19, at 10 a.m., Papp will discuss the history of this often overlooked structure.

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