skip to main content
View of upstairs bathroom, looking south

View of upstairs bathroom, looking south

The bathroom was built after the new hydroelectric plant was constructed at Lake Sequoyah. Water could now be fetched from a faucet instead of hauling a pail from the well. The new bathroom also rendered obsolete the chamber pots, slop jars, and foot tubs that were normally stored in each of the bedrooms. Benefiting from the convenience of electricity, the iron-bracketed kerosene lamps on the walls of the house were replaced by incandescent lights hung from the ceilings.