Roff Home + Oct. 1 = Travel Channel’s ‘Most Terrifying Places in America’

Back in May 2010, the Travel Channel filmed here at the Roff Home for the third edition of “The Most Terrifying Places in America.” The filming was a hoot.

Today we learned the initial air date for our episode: Oct. 1, 2010.

Now we just need to figure out when to tune in. Unfortunately, the Travel Channel is being tight-lipped about the [...]

Travel Channel’s “Most Terrifying Places in America” at Roff Home

UPDATE 09/02/2010: We’ve learned that the episode of ”The Most Terrifying Places in America” featuring the Roff Home will air Sat., Oct. 2. Read more here.


A production team from the Travel Channel trekked out to Watseka, Ill., in May to film a segment for a fall 2010 edition of its popular series, “The Most Terrifying Places in [...]

670 people visit Roff Home (and its basement) in 2009

“Can we scream?” asked one teenage girl when she and her friends enterred the home. “Of course,” we responded. “That’s what Halloween is for.”

A tale of two Roff homes

Over the years, questions regarding the exact locations of homes in the Watseka Wonder story have arisen. Confusion stems from the Roff’s having built two homes in Watseka. Thanks to extensive research on the issue, the exact locations of these homes and the timeline of ownership for each can now be established.