Redditor evilenglish was helping his family clear out his grandparents' old farmhouse in Tennessee last week when he discovered a block of concrete on the floor of a closet under a staircase.
"This was very out of place since all of the downstairs flooring is hardwood," he wrote. "I pushed the carpet back further and saw a round cap with a circle indentation on it. I pulled off the cap and...A Secret Safe!"
Evilenglish and his family were preparing the farmhouse for sale following the death of his father, who had inherited the home from his parents.
He noted that his grandparents were collectors: his grandfather collected firearms, his grandmother collected coins and other antiques.
Upon discovering the safe, evilenglish called a locksmith — and started updating his fellow redditors on the unfolding story, including why he had reason to believe things of value were stashed inside:
"I should also say that early last year my brother in law and I was moving some of the furniture. He went toRead More »from Tennessee family discovers buried treasure in grandparents’ farmhouse