A crooked chimney, round rooms and a strange plaque on the roof lead a couple to uncover the stories behind their new house.
An 1899 Queen Anne Victorian hides some secrets inside; a Gothic revival has a past as dramatic as its fairy-tale architecture.
An 1865 Gothic revival has ties to a Civil War general; an 1786 Federal cape-style home has a scandalous past.
First, innkeepers Janet Matteucci and her husband, David, fell in love with a Georgian revival in Bethlehem, N.H. But it wasn't just its 7,500 square feet that impressed them. The grand estate came with presidential letters, formal gardens and amazing furnishings. Next, when Pat and Doug McKinnon...
Inventor's property known as "Graceland"; former church in Pittsburgh; Michigan farmhouse owners discover something buried.
A link to a famous pirate is uncovered in a 19th-century farmhouse; renovations of an 1892 home turn up medical mysteries; Civil War history in Virginia.
A man discovers his ancestral home has Civil War links; strange medallions and carvings; 1850s home with a tragic past.
A Michigan house has ties to the biggest zoo in the U.S.; an 1830s farmhouse has some secrets buried in the backyard.
First, when Karen Kiefer bought her old family home in Scottdale, Penn., she didn't know exactly just how much history lived there. That was until she came across some hidden diaries that linked her family to a famous general. Next, Patty and Chris Tait had a lot of renovation work to do when the...
Colorado mountain home's antique treasures; homeowners find human bones in Baltimore; house bursting with history in Moscow, Idaho.
Family secrets found in an 1822 Greek revival in Madison, Ga.; mysteries in Frederick, Md.; puzzles in Pennsylvania.
An 18th-century Kentucky home cluttered with heirlooms; Army ladies' man's letters found in Alabama; steel history in Pittsburgh.
Priceless collections in Jamestown, N.C.; uncovering history in Navasota, Texas.