Few People Know The Real Reason There Are Toilets In The Basement Of Some Homes In Pennsylvania
By Beth Price-Williams|Published September 22, 2022
A professional writer for more than two decades, Beth has lived in nearly a dozen states – from Missouri and Virginia to Connecticut and Vermont – and Toronto, Canada. In addition to traveling extensively in the U.S. and the U.K., she has a BA in Journalism from Point Park University (PA), a MA in Holocaust & Genocide Studies from Stockton University (NJ), and a Master of Professional Writing from Chatham University (PA). A writer and editor for Only In Your State since 2016, Beth grew up in and currently lives outside of Pittsburgh and when she’s not writing or hanging out with her bunnies, budgies, and chinchilla, she and her daughter are out chasing waterfalls.
We’ve got some tried and true traditions here in Pennsylvania – from shopping at mud sales and celebrating special events at fire halls to cookie tables at wedding receptions and eating shoofly pie. And while it’s not exactly a tradition, there’s a feature that you’ll find in some homes in Pennsylvania, and more specifically in the Pittsburgh area. It’s the Pittsburgh toilet.
Have you heard of the Pittsburgh toilet? Do you have one in your home? Let us know in the comments! Up for a fun, family-friendly outing? Explore a safari park before digging into a delicious meal at a charming Pennsylvania diner.
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