Some people are drawn to older houses because of their character. Those buildings have lived a little, seen generations of owners and no doubt hold more than a few secrets within their walls.
That turned out to be literal for the farmhouse Erik Erhorn of Nunica, Michigan, purchased in 2017. Originally built in 1870, part of the home had been remodeled, but a few pieces of history were still lurking, waiting to be discovered.
“When I bought the home in 2017, the lower-level interior of it had undergone some serious modernizing,” Erhorn told WZZM-TV. “We knew some of the upstairs rooms would eventually need work, so we decided to do that this spring.”
He and his brother Tyler recently got to work and turned up something interesting.
“We started by pulling the carpet up,” Erhorn said. “After that, [Tyler] had a crowbar and I had a hammer and we were just