Every old home has its secrets, its memories, and its happy and sad times, old houses have character – from buried treasures in the crawl space and secret doors to spooky basement passages and dark attics packed with ancient valuables. The history is all around us, and if you look hard and close enough, you can find a treasure trove inside your house. Below you’ll see a list of people who made accidental ‘archeological’ discoveries when renovating and then found a way to put them to good use.
This Wall Broke Exposing Years Of Layers Of Paint
This Mail Slot In A Building I Was In Today Sends The Mail Down 17 Stories To The Basement. Original From 1929
House Still Has Old-Fashioned Light Switches From Its Original Construction
This Building Has The Original 1909 Electrical Switches
There’s A Random Chain Embedded In The Wall Of My 1930s-Era Home
They Found The Old Bath Under Their Living Room