Smith's 2-Story Privy

Smith's 2-Story Privy (HM1O1)

Location: Guthrie, OK 73044 Logan County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 52.689', W 97° 25.541'

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Winfield S. Smith, Guthrie City Councilman and builder of many early commercial buildings, granted by deed on July 28, 1899 to Nathanial McKay the right to build a two-story 8x10 feet brick privy on his property (Lot 23) with right of access to occupants of that lot as well as lots 24 and 25. McKay, a transplanted easterner who became a Guthrie developer, was charged with keeping the privy maintained and in good repair when he purchased the lot and its "Triumph Building." Tenants of the building were assured of two seats on each floor of the privy.

While no photograph of the privy exists, the artist's sketch indicates the type of structure and the covered walk assuring access from the second floor of the building.
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HM NumberHM1O1
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Year Placed1980
Placed ByDonald W. Reynolds Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 8:33am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 642113 N 3971578
Decimal Degrees35.87815000, -97.42568333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 52.689', W 97° 25.541'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 52' 41.34" N, 97° 25' 32.46" W
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Area Code(s)405
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 102 W Oklahoma Ave, Guthrie OK 73044, US
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