12 Bizarre Things Homeowners Have Found in Their Backyards
If you thought it was cool to find a few quarters in your yard, just wait until you hear what these people found.
World War II bombs
How this for an explosive find? In 2017, a California neighborhood was evacuated from their home for 15 hours while the authorities discovered a chache of World War II-era explosives in one family’s backyard, writes Fox News. Many of the weapons were duds, but some were active. Officers said the home had previously been owned by a woman and her son who was in the military, but not much else is known about how the explosives got in the yard.
A cannon ball
“When digging a fish pond in my urban backyard, I dug up a cannon ball,” wrote one Reddit user. “After researching the area I discovered that my house is on top of a defensive line from the Battle of New Orleans. [This is a] War of 1812 cannon ball.” If you liked these, don’t miss the 12 craziest things found during home inspections.