“The Dead Files” a Travel Channel reality show wrapped up a week long production in Botetourt County on Sunday Feb. 10. The fourth season will feature an episode in May concerning a 19th century home in the Arcadia area. The show features a fact finder Steve Di Schaivi and Medium or psychic Amy Allan. The two separately investigate claims. DiSchaivi is a detective, so facts mean everything to him. Allan relies on contact with spirits to come to her conclusions. Each reveal their findings at the end of the show.
The Botetourt Historical Society Museum, Fincastle Library, the courthouse records and the Town of Buchanan provided information for Painless Productions,out of Los Angeles is the film company behind the show.