Legacy List With Matt Paxton

As baby boomers downsize living spaces and settle estates, Legacy List With Matt Paxton helps aging homeowners catalog a lifetime of belongings, locating treasured heirlooms and unexpected valuables in the attic, closet, or even under the floorboards. Host Matt Paxton, a nine-season veteran of A&E’s Hoarders, is joined by military memorabilia expert Avi Hopkins, fashion collectibles authority Jaime Ebanks, and Mike Kelleher, a walking encyclopedia of pop culture trinkets and antiques.
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Matt Paxton

Matt Paxton

Matt Paxton is a leading downsizing and decluttering expert who hosts the public television series, Legacy List with Matt Paxton.

Anne Manley / Richmond, VA

Episode #101 · Anne is downsizing from her Richmond, VA home to be closer to her parents in Jacksonville, FL. The Legacy List team has just 24 hours to find the items she holds dear. They're hunting for her collection of sharks' teeth, her father's book of poetry he wrote during his time as a POW and an antique abacus. Celebrating these items from the past will help Anne prepare for her next life stage.

Lenis Northmore / Newark, DE

Episode #102 · Retired art historian and world traveler Lenis Northmore is downsizing from her 6,000 square foot home in Newark, DE to a smaller home in Williamsburg, VA. Lenis has a great eye and her home is filled with artwork, artifacts and mementos she has collected over the years. Matt and his team have three days to dig through her estate to find her most prized items and find a place to put them.

Lambert Family / Mechanicsville, VA

Episode #103 · As the first African American woman to receive an MBA from Harvard Business School, Lillian Lambert was a trailblazer. Now she needs Matt's help packing up her prized possessions and downsizing to a smaller home in Mechanicsville, VA. The team searches for Legacy List items and experiences a powerful moment when Lillian and her husband discover incredible news of their family's roots.

Day Family / Llewellyn Park, NJ

Episode #104 · With a family tree filled with entrepreneurs, politicians and explorers, Julie and Cindy will say goodbye to the home where so many amazing stories were created. Matt and team visit Llewellyn Park, New Jersey to help mother and daughter sort through family treasures to discover items brought home from exotic trips abroad, handwritten 300 year-old letters and connections to neighbor Thomas Edison.

Seidel Family / Norristown, PA

Episode #105 · The team travels to Norristown, PA to help a brother and sister clear out their father's 300-year-old farmhouse full of beer memorabilia and sell most of it to support their siblings. The team searches through over one million items to find a few important Legacy List items that will help the adult children remember their larger than life father.

Shirley Macon / Aberdeen, NJ

Episode #106 · Retired schoolteacher Shirley Macon of Aberdeen, New Jersey is downsizing and moving to Atlanta, Georgia to be closer to her daughters. Her home is filled with pictures, plaques and artwork that celebrate her family's Civil Rights heritage. Emotions arise when Shirley sees her home empty for the first time in 50 years, but her spirits brighten when Matt reunites her with the legacy items he found.

Six Generations of Stuff / Leesburg, VA

Episode #201 · Libby and Nick of Virginia face the overwhelming task of sorting through their sprawling manor filled with historical artifacts and family heirlooms.

Turn The Page / Washington, D.C.

Episode #202 · Eric and Linda of Washington DC face the challenge of downsizing from their large family home into an apartment half the size, that includes searching for a bracelet owned by Linda's relative who was enslaved at the house in Appomattox Courthouse where Lee surrendered to Grant.

Haul in the Family / Manheim, PA

Episode #203 · Chris and Jean from Pennsylvania dig through two storage units of family belongings dating back five generations hoping to find a few long lost items of historical value.

Viva La Downsizing / Richmond, VA

Episode #204 · Empty nesters Michel and Lisa of Virginia clean out their garage and attic filled with memorabilia from their beloved Mexican restaurant.

You Gotta Have Art / Coventry, CT

Episode #205 · A Connecticut man attempts to convert an old farmhouse and barn filled with his late father's artwork into a memorial that celebrates his dad's accomplishments as an artist.

We Are Family / Dorchester, MA

Episode #206 · Boston native Crystal needs to clear out a house overflowing with mementos that tell her family's long history of social activism and community service.

Don't Go in the Basement / Morristown, NJ

Episode #207 · Annmarie is your normal New Jersey homeowner except for her late father's huge collection of fossils, dinosaur eggs and strange historical artifacts that reside in her basement.

A Whale of a Time / East Hampton, Ny

Episode #208 · Bess who lives in an old family home in the Hamptons is trying to create more play space for her children but in order to succeed must clean out a house filled with vintage furniture, rare antiques and old whaling equipment.