Each September 28th in honor of Thomas Crapper’s birthday, we will convey our highest honor, The Thomas Crapper Award™, to our choice for Asheville’s best public restroom.

Sir Thomas Crapper, a plumber, did much to increase the popularity of the toilet and developed important related inventions such as the ballcock. He was noted for the quality of his product and received several royal warrants.

Sir Thomas Crapper

Sir Thomas Crapper

 

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