Have you ever dreamed of living in a house sitting just above a treasure trove? Many little girls and boys have. Some of them even scour their basements for treats and trinkets that may be of significance. Those who live in old houses or buildings are particularly lucky especially if their ancestors took good care of their home while living in a historically rich era.
But unlike them, Alexandra Poulos of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania believed during her entire life that their house is totally ordinary and that there is entirely nothing special in their basement. That is where she is wrong.
Is this Pennsylvania home sitting atop the Underground Railroad?
Years passed and the deed to the house transferred to Alexandra’s name after her father moved out and mother and brother died. She decided to rent out the house. During their stay, the tenants alerted her of some repairs that need to be done in the basement. That is when things started to get interesting.
When she decided to inspect the basement of the house, the 40-year-old landlady found cracking walls and a busted cast-iron sewer pipe. This brought back a memory about the basement from her childhood.
“There was a neighbor out back, an old doctor and his wife. She told my dad, ‘You know there’s a basement under your basement.’ My dad just thought she was crazy or whatever. Long story short, I always had that in the back of my mind,” she told ABC.
Since then, she started researching the history of their home. She turned to the Internet for answers and came across an article about the Underground Railroad.
“I came across an article that said there was this house that’s, like, a five minute drive from my house and the owners found out it was linked to the Underground Railroad,” she said.
Because of that, she asked the contracting company that is repairing her basement something peculiar:
“Can you dig a little deeper?”
She then received a call confirming her suspicions. She lived in a home atop unknown room 14 feet below. This, she thinks, is part of the 19th century networks which provided escape for slaves and lead them to freedom.
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It is known that a clam can rarely produce pearls as oysters usually do so. However, a woman just experienced a big shocker with the wild card clam of Mother Nature…
Mother Nature is filled with wanders and surprises which is why mankind should never ever take its provisions for granted. Authentic freshwater pearls are one of the most expensive jewelry pieces with the way it is intricately formed by nature. Because of this, a pearl has become the foremost metaphor for precious and unique value. A pearl that is smooth and perfectly round, it is without a doubt that such a gemstone contains high value. It is known that a clam can rarely produce pearls as oysters usually do so. However, a woman just experienced a big shocker with the wild card clam of Mother Nature…
A video of a woman has gone viral in the internet as she works to open up more than a fist – sized clam. Using a butcher knife, she worked to force the clam open hoping to find a pearl or two inside that could probably be worth a fortune. Looking back, a man once accidentally found a pearl in his clam stew and it was worth over $10,000! So perhaps, this woman had that exact thought.
Girl Carries Boyfriend Through Flood to Save His Precious Leather Shoes
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Author and blogger Dan Pearce, who was divorced twice, was sitting around the table with his family. As a tradition, they give advice to his sister on the eve of her wedding. He, then, realized and admitted to himself that he is not the right person to ask for marriage advice though he has plenty of “keep your marriage from ending" ones.
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