Strange Inheritance Episodes (25)
World's My Oyster
Cousins inherit oyster beds farmed by their family for a century, and are inspired to revive the dormant business.
Little Big Top
A woman finds a surprising home for her father-in-law's hand-carved 60,000-piece miniature circus which had toured the world in the 1930's.
Gilded Age Money Pit
A retired school teacher inherits a French chateau that had been moved to New Jersey and filled with 19th-century furnishings from a Vanderbilt mansion.
Legendary Texas sheriff leaves his heirs Bonnie Parker's ring, recovered after his shootout with the Bonnie & Clyde gang.
Heirs feud over 20 acres of elaborate tunnels, rooms and gardens dug by hand by their uncle, who emigrated from Sicily in 1906.
Artist's daughter inherits hundreds of priceless handmade masks of famous figures from the 1930s and '40s.
Idaho farmer meticulously restores classic cars in his barn, and leaves them to his children.
Million Dollar Train Set
Texas man leaves his family a massive model railway that he spent $1 million to build.
Nephew inherits boxes of original IRS documents revealing his uncle was an undercover agent who helped take down Al Capone and solve the Lindbergh Baby kidnapping.
New York woman inherits a priceless set of cymbals that famed Italian composer Giacomo Puccini had custom-made for his final opera.
Bang for the Buck
Daughter inherits her father's million-dollar cache of Colt revolvers from the Old West, including a rare 1876 Buntline Special.
A woman's life changes when she inherits from her godmother 70 boxes of museum-worthy historic dresses.
A Vietnam vet leaves his son a mint-condition 1967 Stingray he obtained upon returning from combat.
A magician's wife inherits a jewel-encrusted pin said to have been bestowed on Harry Houdini by Czar Nicholas II.
Oregon brothers inherit from their gunsmith father a massive collection of historic military weapons dating back to the Revolutionary War.
Nat Turner's Bible
A Virginia family passes down through the generations the bible Nat Turner carried on his bloody 1832 slave rebellion.
Astrodome Rail Car
A Houston man inherits a luxury train car custom made for the legendary politician behind the world's first indoor stadium.
Ma Barker Hideout
A Florida man inherits the house where agents gunned down Ma Barker and her son in the longest shootout in FBI history.
California man inherits a natural wonder theme park filled with bizarre trees, including 12 growing from a single trunk.
Norman Rockwell Shocker
After their father dies, sons discover a fake wall in his home that's hiding a Norman Rockwell painting worth millions.
Drag-racing champion leaves his son the car he designed to set the world speed record.