Unexpected Find During Home Renovation

Published on 03/09/2020
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While in the middle of renovating their 40’s home, a married couple from Ohio found something that will turn their lives upside down. Soon after cleaning up the first and second stories of the house, it was time to start in the basement. Little did they know something surprising would catch their attention while cleaning up the basement.

Demolition in Progress

They got intrigued by the things they found while cleaning in the basement and started to look some more. However, they had no idea that they need to contact the FBI for the items they would find.

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Demolition In Progress

Chipping Away

As they began to break away at the walls, the husband stumbled into some graffiti smeared out across the room. The basement repairs were full of wonders since the start.

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Chipping Away

A House Full Of Secrets

The owner pulled back the wallpaper and couldn’t believe what he saw and find out shocking drawings and writings all over the wall. He could never have anticipated that this was just the start of unforeseen events.

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A House Full Of Secrets

Stuck In The Ceiling

There was something stuck within the ceiling and the sub-floor. He took a closer look, and the object was fitted perfectly between the rafters and had to rely on his strength and endurance to grab the object and then pull it out.

Stuck In The Ceiling

Stuck In The Ceiling

Found Something Strange

The homeowner did not pay much attention around. He kept going by cleaning the place and then hammering through it while documenting each step of the journey using his camera.

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Found Something Strange

Mysterious Suitcase

Some of the walls had been partially destroyed when he started to rip down the ceiling. When he continued, he saw something incredible. He eventually noticed that the enormous bulk was a suitcase!

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Mysterious Suitcase

Waiting For The Reveal

It was green and gray, and someone intentionally put it there so that no one would ever discover it. He stood for the suitcase and was surprised by its weight. Why would such a bag be so heavy to its size?

Waiting For The Reveal

Waiting For The Reveal

One Heavy Suitcase

Something informed him he needed to address this with caution. He started to become excited from all the excitement of what secret treasures could be inside the box. He took a deep breath and moved on.

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One Heavy Suitcase

The Big Reveal

He decided to call his wife and waited for her to come back home. He didn’t want her to miss the great revelation. He also wanted to have her there in case something went wrong.

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The Big Reveal

What Could Be Inside?

Someone went to extra mile to cover the suitcase, but why is that? While he waited for his wife, he started to examine the suitcase and was shocked when he discovered out just how massive this thing was.

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What Could Be Inside?

Big Dreams In A Little Suitcase

While it was somewhat small, the secrets hiding inside of it could be huge. He started to think about what could be inside this piece of baggage. He believed that it must be something very worthy or essential because it was well hidden.

Big Dreams In A Little Suitcase

Big Dreams In A Little Suitcase

Maybe It was Nothing

He thought that it was overwhelming to see these things. He could not keep the excitement of what was inside the suitcase. At the time his wife was back, he explained to her what he just found.

Maybe It Was Nothing

Maybe It Was Nothing

Christmas

It must have felt like Christmas, like unwrapping a gift that he had no idea what was inside. The couple huddled together and brainstormed what could be on that suitcase.

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Christmas

What’s Inside?

Would it be cards? Jewelry? Cash? The renovator had below expectations, believing that he would presumably just find some old stuff like a sports card, and he was far off. He couldn’t believe what he discovered.

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What’s Inside?

Unwrapping The Mystery

Together, they opened the suitcase, and nothing showed off at first. They found piles of wax paper encased around rectangular objects. At that point, they don’t have any idea what could be hidden inside that bag.

Unwrapping The Mystery

Unwrapping The Mystery

Full of Money

It began to make sense whey they took out the bundles. They started to unwrap all the wax papers inside the bag, and they hold something, but what was it?

Full of Money

Full of Money

Speechless Over The Money

He began to peel off the waxy material. It then appeared on him that he was staring at money! The bundle had been hiding an enormous stack of $20 bills, and it was only the first bundle.

Speechless Over The Money

Speechless Over The Money

So Much Cash

They started to stare at the money some more and recognized that they were all old. They couldn’t think the mere sum of cash they were looking at. Who had placed all of this money here?

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So Much Cash

And More Money

It was all twenties and could be a thousand in the suitcase, and they started to freak out at that moment. They don’t know what to do and started to look for the camera.

And More Money

And More Money

Endless Cash

They were excited to start unpacking all the other bundles. Were they going to show the same thing, or did they have something even more worthy than that one? The man and woman stared at these bundles in wonder.

Endless Cash

Endless Cash

At First, It Was Funny

They believed that they would get the same thing in the rest of the bundles too. They were thrilled as they started to peel off the wax paper layers, and they had $50 and $100 bills instead.

At First It Was Funny

At First, It Was Funny

Old Money

The second bundle didn’t have any $20, it was all fifties, and it was out of control when the third bundle was 100s. They had so many questions running through their minds.

Old Money

Old Money

Dating The Cash

The couple was getting stacks of hidden money in their house; at first, they thought it was hilarious… but they soon realized this wasn’t a matter to be kidding about. In all seriousness, where did this cash come from, and who was working to hide it?

Dating The Cash

Dating The Cash

From the 1950s

Where did it all come from? It was indicated that the bills were hidden a long time ago, all the way to the ’30s and ’20s. How long has passed since then? How much was cash in there?

From the 1950s

From the 1950s

A Pleasant Surprise

They examined the stuff some more, and something became clear to both of them. Everything, from the suitcase to the money, was ancient. However, they still craved to see more about this situation.

A Pleasant Surprise

A Pleasant Surprise

They Had A Normal Life

They recovered the bundles from the bag and got another surprise that answered a few of their questions. A newspaper had been resting flat at the bottom, they looked at the date and kept looking.

They Had A Normal Life

They Had A Normal Life

1951

The date indicates that it was from March 25, 1951! It was from an old journal called the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The couple was in wonder at the paper’s age.

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1951

Had To Contact The Authorities

Apart from that, it was an issue in Cleveland’s local newspaper. They were shocked and thrilled to find out that they found something surprising. However, just how much was this money value in today’s currency?

Had To Contact The Authorities

Had To Contact The Authorities

More Things To Uncover

They could not believe their current situation. What made it even more surprising was the fact that most of this money was star bills. Which indicated that they never got their way to the markets over seven decades ago.

More Things To Uncover

More Things To Uncover

Never-Ending Findings

Talk about an excellent find! They were shocked and surprised, so they contacted the lawyer who helped them estimate the value of all the cash. The lawyer stated that the money they got in the bag was worth around $23,000.

Never-Ending Findings

Never-Ending Findings

Back To Work

After a week full of celebration, lawyers, and recovering from the massive shock of this astonishment, the two decided it was time to go back to their routine. They were thrilled with all the money, but enough was enough. But they didn’t even know it was not over yet.

Back To Work

Back To Work

And Here We Go Again

Even renovators who found the money in the ceiling needs to go back and finish the renovation. This DIY genius again left in unbelief when he saw another suitcase waiting for in the ceiling.

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And Here We Go Again

Heavier Than The First

Once again, the renovator was the only one when he saw the second suitcase. He could not even hold his excitement. How was it possible that he did not saw this suitcase when he got the first one? He waited for his wife to return home to open it again with her.

Heavier Than The First

Heavier Than The First

The New Suitcase

He recorded the whole thing with his camera. However, he had no idea that they were working on something more surprising in the future. It was only expected that they would get more interested.

The New Suitcase

The New Suitcase

Same But Different

After all, there could be more secrets within the walls of their house? There was also no means they could leave the basement in its current half-finished status. So they decided to keep on searching.

Same But Different

Same But Different

The Search Continues

After all, there could be more secrets within the walls of their house. There was also no means they could leave the basement in its current half-finished status. So they decided to keep on searching.

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The Search Continues

A Bigger Fortune

They soon discovered something so unexpected that it became appropriate to reach the FBI. The homeowners were aware that they required to continue going with the renovation, and that what they did.

A Bigger Fortune

A Bigger Fortune

The Wait Is Over

His wife finally stepped through the door, and they quickly burst open the bag. Just like the first one, it was piled with thick blocks of money. The final sum will leave you speechless.

And The Wait Is Over

The Wait Is Over

What Else Was Hiding Here?

They did not know that the bunches of bills were not the only thing they would discover there. When they get back to work, the man noticed yet another suitcase was hidden between the rafters! What could it be in this new bag?

What Else Was Hiding Here?

What Else Was Hiding Here?

What They Found There

They were decisive in this new suitcase as there was no way they could forget the treasure they had on the first one. However, the case did not carry the same thing. There were no bundles of cash in the wax paper at this time.

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What They Found There

The Final Count

Were they going to continue finding more as they proceed with the renovation? He could say that he was going to see other valuable and worthy items there. He waited for his wife to get back again so that they could do the same thing.

A Secret Door

A Secret Door

Big Secrets

This suitcase appeared to be the same as the last one when it comes to appearances. Was it possible that the case carried the same thing as well? They did not waste any second when she went home.

Big Secrets

Big Secrets

A Secret Door

Finally, the excitement from the bag filled with money subsided, and they get back home again to finish renovating on their home. This was when they discovered an external door on the second floor that they questioned before. They opened the door and saw a frightening secret area.

What They Found There

What They Found There

Finding Hiding Spots

This event was full of money lined up nicely! They gasped. Just how much cash was it now? What else rested covered in the house? This surprise happened to be even more significant than the first one they encountered.

Finding Hiding Spots

Finding Hiding Spots

He Felt Nervous

They could not believe their luck. Just how fortunate were they going to take? They had it valued once more and discovered that this batch was worth approximately $45,000, and they were rich!

He Felt Nervous

He Felt Nervous

What Else Would They Uncover?

They were both surprised and shocked again, but this only made them more decided to keep working with the home renovation and repairs they proposed to carry out. They chose to keep moving and see what else they would discover.

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What Else Would They Uncover?

Another Big Mystery

As they continued working in the basement, they could not help and think if the house was covering anything else. However, they did not anticipate that they would have to coordinate with the FBI!

Another Big Mystery

Another Big Mystery

Full Of Secrets

Now that they identified the house had some mysteries to cover, the couple is motivated to continue investigating the house. The motivation they had become bigger as soon as they know where to look next.

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Full Of Secrets

Tearing Down The Door

There was a hidden door inside the water heater that the dealer informed them about. They feel it that this must be where something small but worthy would go.

Tearing Down The Door

Tearing Down The Door

He Found More Mysteries

They tried to look behind it. Their instincts had been on the spot because they got the greatest secret in there. They opened the small and white door when they recognized that the broker had deceived them!

He Found More Mysteries

He Found More Mysteries

They Were Fooled

The room for the “water heater” was just a trick for the new buyer of the house into thinking it was a regular house. But when the door cracked open, they couldn’t believe what they saw.

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They Were Fooled

Hidden Room

There was a secret room much more significant than they anticipated. It was decorated with carpeting pieces and drove to yet different surprises. He told his wife to stay back, doubtful of what he was about to discover.

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Hidden Room

Door Number Two

He started to wonder, and his subconscious went to all places. What could be at the back of this door? Just take a second and think that your house has an entirely different side that you never expect that existed!

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Door Number Two

Something Sinister

Unfortunately, the door was closed by a master lock and guarded with a bolt. He did not give up, and he was eager to discover out what was behind the door. He immediately rushed downstairs, took a hammer, and started to pound.

Something Sinister

Something Sinister

They Couldn’t Handle This Alone

Apart from that, they could undoubtedly recognize that this room had been in use for some time. They could also notice that someone had attempted to cover it. The room was not in good shape. It was dark and moldy.

They Couldn't Handle This Alone

They Couldn’t Handle This Alone

Uh Oh

Even the homeowners that already been living there for a couple of years was the first time they attempted down here. For what purposes would they require to soundproof their room? One serious reason came to mind.

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Uh Oh

More Mysteries Down There

Their minds went through to something evil, particularly crime. All the floor, ceiling, and the walls were covered in soundproofing white tarp. What was the purpose they didn’t want somebody to hear them up there?

More Mysteries Down There

More Mysteries Down There

What They Found

What could probably be hiding in there? We already understand that he has a penchant for working about things DIY, so his searching made sense. He did not have any idea that his house was full of mysteries and lies the whole time.

What They Found

What They Found

Full Of Jewels

As expected, the hidden room was not empty, and he got a briefcase lying on the floor. He was a bit doubtful, so he paused for a moment to gather his thoughts. That didn’t last long, and his interest took over, and he immediately took the briefcase.

Full Of Jewels

Full Of Jewels

The Strange Safe

Let us not overlook that areas that come with secret places usually mean something is not normal. Started as a fun home improvement project took a sinister twist when he opened the lock and took a peek inside.

 

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The Strange Safe

Hidden Inside

It was shocking seeing the items inside the briefcase: Envelopes packed full of notes from different countries, An ancient wooden box, a jewelry box, rings, watches, and 4 1 oz silver ingots. What was the reason for protecting their most expensive possessions? And who were they protecting them from?

 

The Strange Safe

Hidden Inside

What Was Going On Here?

The door led to another entrance, and this room came with a white plastic tarp and heavy soundproofing material. Something about the place did not feel right to him. It was almost like it came straight from a movie. Was it a torture chamber?

What Was Going On Here?

What Was Going On Here?

A Terrifying Note

As they kept looking around the house, they saw something that explained something about its history. As they started to investigate the remains behind them, they found that they had to contact the authorities urgently.

A Terrifying Note

A Terrifying Note

He Was Terrified

The two started to reveal more odd things inside the room. Firstly, they discovered an old brown briefcase. Considering the luck they had with the two cases, they were under the impression that the same chance was still on their side.

He Was Terrified

He Was Terrified

One More Warning

However, they would soon discover just how off the line they appear to be. There was nothing great inside the case, which is something that they will quickly see. Exactly like they did when they were in the basement, they took some photos and recorded all the things they found.

One More Warning

One More Warning

An Unsettling Detail

After all, this was one event they did not desire ever to forget. They were interested to see what was covered there, so they finally opened the bag and took a peek. It was full of valuables. They got pricey antique jewelry in the form of watches, rings, and four silver ingots.

An Unsettling Detail

An Unsettling Detail

They Needed The Police

Something else was inside the bag. They saw envelopes full of money from different countries. As they proceeded to look around, they saw a black sentry safe tucked away in the edge of the room. They began to become more suspicious.

They Needed The Police

They Needed The Police

Some Disturbing Footage

What could seemingly be hiding in a secret vault inside a place within a hidden room? There was something off about the mystery and strangeness enclosing this area. He began to feel terrified and perceived that there was no means the safe will contained pieces of jewelry, money, and more “usual” items.

Some Disturbing Footage

Some Disturbing Footage

An Investigation Of Epic Proportions

He understood that it was not something he would be happy to find. All the items inside looked valuable, but what were they performing in this room that was guarded so well? They could sense that the place was covering even more mysteries.

An Investigation Of Epic Proportions

An Investigation Of Epic Proportions

The FBI Is Here To Help

They were correct about that. He chose to put these feelings in the back burner and checked the safe anyway. When he cracked it, he got a note that proved his worst suspicions. “Save yourself.”

The FBI Is Here To Help

The FBI Is Here To Help

How Can You Be Sure?

The wording was dangerous enough, but the fact that the handwriting was sharp, and the words were written in black ink did the outcome more evil! Who wrote this, and what did they intend?

How Can You Be Sure?

How Can You Be Sure?

They Got Lucky

He understood that he would only discover the fact if he kept working with his investigation? Not long after this appeared on him, they saw other mystery things that went past their comfort zone. It was time to involved the authorities.

They Got Lucky

They Got Lucky

Do Not

The man was so interested that he extended to dig farther into the rest of the items inside the safe. However, the next thing he discovered made him feel that he is not secure. Inside, he saw several tapes that came with a written message that stated, “Do not.”

How Can You Be Sure

How Can You Be Sure?

VHS Tapes

He could say that these documents were recordings. If he needed to find out the fact, he needs to watch them. What would he get there? The man then took out all the tapes he got in the safe and took a closer look at them.

VHS Tapes

VHS Tapes

Newer

He was shocked when he saw that they looked much newer than the other stuff they have opened. He felt frightened when he saw this, although it doesn’t have any signs or words. They obtained a series of numbers that seemed like labels.

Newer

Newer

Police

However, one tape did not appear with a label like that. Five of the six tapes had labels. Did someone come up with all of these in the name of a puzzling game? It was becoming out of hand. They decided that it was time to call the police.

Police

Police

The Curiosity

The homeowner could not hold his curiosity, and this was how he soon discovered out what the tapes contained. After seeing the tapes for a few seconds, he calls the authorities and requested them to come to the house as quickly as they could.

The Curiosity

The Curiosity

Confiscated

The FBI then seized these recordings, but no one outside of these people knew what videos they contained. Only the maker, homeowner, and agents saw what was on the tapes. His interest led him to find something that he ended up wishing he could avoid it.

Confiscated

Confiscated

A Mystery

There is no chance of finding out what was those recordings. The media has come up with an assumption that it carried footage or gruesome crimes that happened inside the soundproof room. It is still a mystery as no one knows what recordings were on the tapes.

A Mystery

A Mystery

Questions

The investigation then asked a range of questions about everything they saw on the property, from the packets of cash to the secret tapes. What sort of human used to exist in this house?

Questions

Questions

Other Secrets

Are there other mysteries just remaining to be discovered? What will you do if you obtain the same stuff in the house you have been residing in all this time? And most importantly, are you assured enough to say that nothing like this is covering inside your very own house?

Other Secrets

Other Secrets

Lucky

This couple got fortunate in the fact that they were harmless and didn’t get any accident from any of this investigation. They did the best thing in reaching authorities because this was something they could not have managed on their own. Now they’ll forever have their unique personal story to tell.

Lucky

Lucky

Secret Bunker

Obtaining all kinds of exciting things in older houses isn’t a new event, by far. Many people who’ve relocated into new places have made unusual and sometimes unsettling findings of their own. One instance of that is this man who purchased a house. The initial homeowner passed away, and the broker sold the home as-is.

Secret Bunker

Secret Bunker

Ready To Explore

The new homeowner is excited about his house, actively explored the home, and went further to the basement to see what he bought. He went to the bottom of the stairs and saw a mysterious sheet of plywood joined to the wall. As they uncover it, there was a hidden room packed with all sorts of ammo and guns. To top it off, the man further found an enormous safe and a case of money loaded with nothing but pennies.

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Ready To Explore

Preserved Past

A British couple was searching through the basement of their old family house when they were shocked upon this. They obtained a well intact Victorian kitchen from the 1830s. It was completely stocked with pans, pots, a cooking range, and enough types of furniture to occupy 20 people.

Preserved Past

Preserved Past

Live Wire

Linda and Wally DeForest are other examples of a partner who moved into a new home with no idea what they were going to discover. While Linda was unwrapping things in the basement, she made a discovery. She asked her husband to go down, saying she discovered a torpedo in the basement. As you would assume, Wally was somewhat suspicious but saw into it likewise, and he found out his wife was correct.

Live Wire

Live Wire

The Green Torpedo

There was a vast green torpedo in their basement. The couple then spoke to an Army veteran who taught that it was for either a mortar or lightweight anti-tank weaponry from the Vietnam and Korean War. Eventually, the authorities came to get the bomb away. When the DeForests questioned how on earth a projectile would end up in someone’s basement, the response they got was that seldom, people kept that as souvenirs.

 

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The Green Torpedo

Discovery

While it must be interesting to see some old artifacts in the basement of the house you just purchased, seldom, people feel completely different things. Diane and Pat Farla were in an antique Victorian house in England, where they wandered about the mysterious grate in their basement. One night, they chose to investigate after drinking a small wine.

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Discovery

Persecuted Catholics

They removed the metal grille and noticed a hole just large enough for their niece and his friend to go through. On the other side was a basement that looks like a chapel. The couple invited historians and asked about it and discovered that the room dated back to the 1700s. It is believed that the place was utilized as a secret Catholic Church in a period when Catholics were abused and executed.

 

Persecuted Catholics

Persecuted Catholics

Hidden Room

In 1963, a homeowner was doing repairs on his home when he hit down a wall and came over a hidden room. While this alone is interesting, imagine how thrilled he was to discover another and another. This man accidentally found a whole underground city. Derinkuyu is one of the rarest and impressive archeological findings of the 20th century. The ancient city was built by a massive system of underground tunnels that homed the Hittites.

Hidden Room

Hidden Room

RIGHT BEHIND YOU

While finding old photos hidden away in homes is creepy in itself, getting one that asks the finder if they see “him” is another level of terrifying. Not to consider a legitimate purpose for selling the house and moving far away.

RIGHT BEHIND YOU

RIGHT BEHIND YOU

Michelangelo Painting

Here we have a very spectacular find. A family found a famous Norman Rockwell painting stored behind a fake wall in their late father’s residence in Vermont. The deceased father had stored a fake on display in the home to prevent his wife from taking the original in their separation. Even on his deathbed, he never discussed a thing. The painting turned up selling in auction for $15.4 million. Another related story happened in New York. A man remembered he had a $300 million Michelangelo painting at the back of his couch, having overlooked that it’s been in there for 27 years.

Michelangelo Painting

Michelangelo Painting

31 Love Letters

In Nova Scotia, a sister and brother were going on a renovation project when they discovered 31 love letters written by a World War I soldier stored in their walls. They looked up the signatures in the letters and were able to trace down the grandkids of the couple to deliver the messages.

31 Love Letters

31 Love Letters

Ammunition

A man moved into a new home and made an unusual discovery of his own. He saw a sheet of wood on a wall that seemed out of place and took it down, finding a hidden room. Inside, he came over a box full of ammo, among other weaponry.

Ammunition

Ammunition

Hidden Safe

It’s not a unique thing for someone to find a vault in the basement of their new house. Even a safe hidden in the backyard isn’t a fantastic thing to see. But a safe concealed in the wall of the kitchen? Now that’s less usual.

 

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Hidden Safe

Strange Treasure

This person found a safe that was $50,000 in cash, a glass of bourbon, and a copy of E.F. Schumacher’s classic work “A Guide for the Perplexed.” That’s a rare find if we’ve ever seen.

Strange Treasure

Strange Treasure

Jackpot

While digging through some rubble through a bathroom repair, this plumber struck real gold. He got sight of something shiny and took it. Instantly, he noticed it was a gold brick. As it turns out, it ended up with the worth of $50,000. The plumber gave it to the owner of the house.

Jackpot

Jackpot

$500,000

Another impressive find was when $500,000 in cash was discovered by contractors who were repairing in Arizona. The money was packed inside military ammo containers. Well, the builders claimed that the money was legitimately theirs. However, the homeowners demanded since it was discovered on their property, it was theirs.

The court opposed with both parties. Instead, it ordered that the funds belonged to the beneficiaries of the man who stashed the bills in the first place. The person who hid the money was Robert Spann and died 11 years before the cash was found, so the money was returned to his two daughters.

$500,000

$500,000

Neon Light

One of the oldest establishments in Los Angeles is Clifton’s Cafeteria and is located in a historic building. When the owner chose to restore the bathroom, he found the most mysterious thing: a neon light. The weirdest was that the light was still on. Specialists are stating that the light had been on for 77 years straight, making it the most extended lit neon light in the world.

The owner estimates that the light was first lit in 1935 when the building was changed into a forest-themed diner. However, the owner soon realized that he had presumably paid around $17,000 in electrical charges because of the light. This case severely confused experts, since neon lights aren’t recognized to run for longer than 40 years straight.

Neon Light

Neon Light

Nazi Documents

A couple in Hungary was surprised when they found some top-secret Nazi documents that were stored in their walls. During the restoration, the couple got over 6,000 Nazi documents hiding in their walls, all from the Third Reich. The records include information about the catastrophe, precisely, a listing to count Jews and assign homes which they could be transferred into before they were moved into ghettos in Budapest. Generally, learners are very much advantage of this new insight into the past as texts like these are amazingly rare.

The Nazis destroyed most of these kinds of records when they identified they’d stumble into enemy hands. It appears that whoever was in the care of these documents chose to hide them in the walls instead of destroying them. The statement was undertaken two months before the Nazis invaded Hungary. According to official figures, 600,000 Hungarian Jews were murdered in the holocaust.

Nazi Documents

Nazi Documents

Hand Grenade

While cleaning out their garage, a mom and son discovered an unexploded hand grenade. The military had to be in charged to eliminate the grenade safely. Later, they discovered out that the weapon had no fuse, and that the explosives had been excluded a long time ago. All the same, it gave them a big scare when they saw it. The house was occupied by a 91-year-old lady whose now-deceased and partner was a WWII veteran. When it was seen, the shell still had its pin attached, and the entire area was cordoned off and abandoned by the police while it was being investigated.

Hand Grenade

Hand Grenade

Secret Spy Stash

It’s not an ordinary experience when you discover out a secret agent had been residing in your house. It’s even more surprising that you find out that the undercover agent was an elderly lady. One family noticed all this out when they were restoring their home. They came over a stash of spy-related things that you’d expect from a film or a video game.

Along with a machine gun, they also got a classified photo of Berlin after the attack of WWII, as well as communications from the War Office and Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Eileen Burgoyne was turned out to be the spy who was 98 when she passed away. She served as a shadow agent through Germany, Gibraltar, Spain, and Africa. After WWII, she was used and was probably essential to the Cold War effort.

Secret Spy Stash

Secret Spy Stash

You Found It

 

You Found It

You Found It

Hidden Room

One user on Reddit named NukeStorm purchased a new house only to find a creepy secret room in the corner of the attic. He wasn’t notified that there would be another room and only saw the space when he was moving things into the house. At first look, he could say the room was disturbing. The door has a metal grate fastened to it, and it was about four feet high.

Generally, he had to check it and observed a small mysterious bed, a wall with foam stuffing, and a single light. What was even more disturbing was that the door had no doorknob on the inside, which is a clear sign that whoever was in couldn’t get escape until someone unlocked the door for them on the other side. What was more serious, the house was in a location that wasn’t very populated, and no one would hear anything.

Hidden Room

Hidden Room

Wall Of Snakes

Amber and Ben Sessions obtained a house in the American countryside they thought was a steal costing only for $180,000. However, they soon discovered that the five-bedroom home was crowded with hundreds of garter snakes. It was so severe that the area around the house appeared to move at times because it was full of snakes. When they continued discovering more and more snakes around their home, they got suspicious.

They got very nervous when they started hearing the rustling in the walls. When Ben opened a siding panel, he was disturbed by the amount of snakes that came out. That’s how they discovered out their home was on top of a tremendous snake hibernaculum. The former landlords had left the place once they realized that nothing could be done on the current situation. Well, the Sessions left out just three months after they moved in.

Wall Of Snakes

Wall Of Snakes

Postcards

When the new homeowner Amanda Reddy was removing the baseboard on her 1910 Cape Cod kitchen, she came across to this 100-year-old surprise. They were old postcards that dated back to 1907 to 1909 and were among different ownership. However, they were all written to a woman named Mayme Berneck. She thought that the postcards fell behind her, but they were nailed into the wall firmly.

Postcards

Postcards

Old Comic

During a renovation in a Minnesota house, a copy of Action Comics No. 1 was found in a wall. The 1938 Superman comic book sold for $175,000 at an auction. The comic was found among newspapers and was used as insulation in the walls of the house. The comic was graded as a 1.5 out of 10 since it had a detached back cover. A near-mint copy of the same comic graded at 9.0 sold for $2.16 million in 2011.

Old Comic

Old Comic

Magician’s Box

While moving into a new house, a mover saw a six-foot-long wooden box with three smaller boxes that go inside. The boxes each had holes on opposite sides and metal rails that snapped together like a railroad track. The mover had no idea what it all do until he found the owner of the house was a magician.

Magician's Box

Magician’s Box

Straitjacket

It can be slightly unsettling to find several things in a private house that simply should not be there. For example, one owner came over a straight jacket made of leather. The coat also had a matching leather mask.

Straitjacket

Straitjacket

Ventriloquist Dummies

Another strange thing to see while moving houses is a whole box stuffed with both female and male ventriloquist mannequins. Some of them were assembled entirely, while others were somewhat broken.

Ventriloquist Dummies

Ventriloquist Dummies

Priceless Artwork

Another strange thing to see while moving houses is a whole box stuffed with both female and male ventriloquist mannequins. Some of them were assembled entirely, while others were somewhat broken.

Priceless Artwork

Priceless Artwork

Bats

Two months later, after purchasing a house, Calvin Oshowy found out that the place was crowded with hundreds of bats. They were in the attic, ceiling, and in the walls. Calvin was required to put in extra work attempting to seal all their entrance points and ended up making a bat sanctuary outside the house, hoping they won’t come back inside the house.

Bats

Bats

Belongings Of A Fallen Soldier

A veteran, Kerry Cremean, and his wife, Cindy, purchased a house in Texas when they were shocked to discover a military burial flag in the garage. The finding led Kerry to tears because, to him, it seemed like he was carrying someone’s life in his hands. The couple decided to post it on Facebook to seek and locate the fallen soldier’s family. It turned out that the soldier had gone in a car disaster in 1980 and left behind three children.

Belongings Of A Fallen Soldier

Belongings Of A Fallen Soldier

English Monastery

After relocating into a new home, a man was astonished to find a trapdoor in front of his bathroom. He unlocked the door to investigate what was below. At first, he didn’t imagine it was a big deal. That is until he noticed the stairs, and it turns out that the dwelling was constructed on an old English monastery and had tunnels underneath that directed to rooms that seemed like dungeons.

English Monastery

English Monastery

Russian Czar

Secretly placed in an upstate New York attic for almost 70 years, a Russian figurine was found. The figurine was a unique Faberge figure that was created by Russian Czar Nicholas II in 1912, and this was presented to his wife, Empress Alexandra. It is stated that the fragile model is one of only 50 in existence. Well, the figurine was auctioned for $5.2 million.

Russian Czar

Russian Czar

Peanut Butter Jar

While a lot of things discovered in old homes, some are useless junk or only garbage that was forgotten to throw out; there are occasions when exciting things are seen. In this case, we can’t determine whether it’s treasure or trash, and you can be the judge. Someone found a peanut butter container full of old corn, and it was dated back to the mid-seventies.

Peanut Butter Jar

Peanut Butter Jar

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