Moving into a new house is an exciting time. You get to pick out new furniture, paint and decorate the yard to entertain. But for some people, a backyard might mean that you actually have a small piece of land full of surprises! That was definitely the case for John Simms, an Arizona man who was unexpectedly met with a backyard surprise after purchasing his home within this past year. Backyards are for BBQs, pools, and overall enjoyable outdoor activities. Instead, John found himself with a secret mystery he never expected. Click through to see what incredible mystery John uncovered in the backyard of his Arizona home.
#18 John Thought There Might Be Something
When John first purchased his new Arizona home, he thought that there might be something hidden in his backyard. There had been rumors of something mysterious back there, which is partially why he chose to buy the house in the first place. He was an adventurous guy curious to explore. Soon he would learn that there was something hidden back there…
#17 Excited To Explore
John had a lot of knowledge of the subject of exploring abandoned spaces. If anyone were to take on the challenge of digging up a hidden secret, John was the right guy. And he was especially eager to accept the challenge. There was a lot of possibilities of what might be hidden beneath the ground in his yard.
#16 Rumors Of A Secret
Simms had heard rumors from the friend that he purchased the home from that there might have been a potential shelter in the backyard. None of the previous homeowners had done any digging to discover if the rumors were true. John was eager and ready to find out, though. What he did next will shock you…
#15 It Might Be A Shelter
Around Cold War times, there had been nuclear warheads stationed around the area that John’s house was in. This meant that those warheads were ready to be deployed at any time. Many families in the area prepared for this, so the speculation of a secret shelter in the backyard was such an unlikely thing. Only, it turns out it wasn’t…
#14 Curiosity Grew
John’s curiosity was growing like crazy, and he was eager to begin discovering. What could possibly lie beneath his yard? Even if he does end up finding a shelter, what could possibly be hidden in the secret space? Was there even a shelter at all, or was it all just rumor. John decided to take matters into his own hands to find out.