UPDATE - September 19, 2006 - Updated main page with pictures
of the Smokestack demolition. I also added articles and updated Latest
MICHIGAN" featuring a piece written about Eloise by me is in
stores now! :) See the forum for more details. Thanks to Linda Godfrey
for the opportunity to be a part of her book!
UPDATE - August 8, 2006 - Added some new aerial shots of
Eloise from various years... check out the present day page. Thanks
to Tim (again!!!) for this great find!
UPDATE - July 27, 2006 - I just added TWO new photo
galleries of Eloise and the ruins (Yes, they are still there!).
Thanks to Heather Toney, Malena and Nailhed_raven for making this
UPDATE - 6/17/ 2006 - Just added some new video footage
to the present day page. Also, I updated the links to the 1926 and
1930 Auditor's reports on the census and docs page. Thank you Tim
for your help with this update!!
UPDATE - 05/29/06 - Added news story: County gives city Eloise
fire truck (thanks partybag!).
UPDATE - 05/08/06 - Updated Other Places and Latest News pages.
UPDATE - 02/06/06 - LATEST NEWS: Officials
debate the future of Eloise (DETNEWS.com).
UPDATE - 03/28/05 -
Added new aerial photos to Eloise
UPDATE - 03/22/05 - Added new photo gallery.
UPDATE - 01/10/05 - Added link to 1930 Auditors Report.
UPDATE - 10/11/04 - Added new photo gallery
of Fort Wayne.
UPDATE - 10/03/04 - Added new Photo Gallery
of pics from Aug and Sept, 2003.
UPDATE - 09/29/04 - Changed
Census Page to Documentation; added link to 1926 Auditors Report.
UPDATE - 09/28/04 - Added new links to Links
UPDATE - 08/12/04 - Added Kelly Hall to Building
Appendix page one.
UPDATE - 05/13/04 - Added the Schoolhouse to
Buildings Appendix page two.
UPDATE - 04/02/04 - Small
updates to Links page, News page, and Site Map.
UPDATE - 03/01/04 - Added
new video footage(from Feb. 2004) to present day page.
UPDATE - 01/28/04 - Added more video footage
(thanks again, Tim!!) to the present day page.
UPDATE - 11/28/03 - Added newest photos
of Potter's Field to the Photo Gallery.
UPDATE - 11/22/03 - Added video footage from mid-80's (Thank
you Tim from Northville-tunnels.com!). Visit the "Present Day"
UPDATE - 11/07/03 - Disabled guest posting in the forums...
hoping you guys take a few extra minutes to register! =)
UPDATE - 10/22/03 - Added
two new links to the Links page.
UPDATE - 9/28/03 - CHECK OUT THE NEW TALES OF ELOISE STORE!
ALL PROCEEDS FROM OUR SALES WILL GO TOWARDS UPKEEP OF THE SITE AND
TO FUND FUTURE PROJECTS TO HELP ASSIST THOSE WHO ARE SEEKING INFORMATION
ON LOVED ONES. SEE THE BANNER TO ENTER OR CLICK
PLEASE NOTE: ALTHOUGH OUR DESIGNS MAY LOOK GOOD ON THE COMPUTER, WE
DO NOT ACTUALLY KNOW HOW IT WILL TURN OUT. OUR STORE IS WITH CAFEPRESS.COM,
AND THEY DO ALL THE MANUFACTURING. IF YOU ORDER SOMETHING, PLEASE
WRITE US AN EMAIL OR POST IN OUR MESSAGE BOARD TO LET US KNOW HOW
OUR PRODUCTS HAVE TURNED OUT. IF YOU ARE NOT SATISFIED WITH YOUR PURCHASE,
THERE IS AN EXCHANGE AND RETURN POLICY.
UPDATE - 8/01/03 - Added Eloise-related poems to "Myths
and Strories" page.
UPDATE - 5/29/03 - Redid the "Myths and Stories Page."
UPDATE - 4/23/03 - FINALLY ADDED POTTER'S FIELD CEMETERY PHOTOS.
NOTICE - SOME OF YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED THAT OUR OLD URL, www.talesofeloise.cjb.net,
IS BEING REDIRECTED TO A PORN SITE. WE APOLOGIZE TO THOSE OF YOU WHO
HAVE ACCESSED OUR PAGE THROUGH THAT REDIRECT AND BEEN DISTURBED BY
IT. WE JUST CAME TO FIND OUT ABOUT IT AND ARE RATHER UPSET ABOUT IT
AS WE HAVE NO CLUE WHY OUR DOMAIN THERE WAS GIVEN TO ANOTHER PERSON.
IN NO WAY ARE WE AFFILIATED WITH THAT SITE AND WE APOLOGIZE AGAIN
FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.
UPDATE - 3/23/03 - THE TALES OF ELOISE MESSAGE BOARDS ARE NOW
UP AND RUNNING! JOIN FOR FREE AND SHARE YOUR TALES OF ELOISE! FOLLOW
THE LINK THROUGH OUR MESSAGE FORUM PAGE!
UPDATE - 3/21/03 - Added table of Keepers/Superintendents throughout
the History of Eloise to the Key Figures page.
UPDATE - 1/28/03 - Added the Michigan Central Subway Viaduct
to page two of the Building Appendix.
UPDATE - 1/27/03 - Table of Official Institution Names and
Important Dates in Eloise History added to the history page.
UPDATE - 1/24/03 - Power House, which still stands today, added
to Building Appendix.
UPDATE - 1/23/03 - Walter P. Reuther Long Term Care Facility
added to Building Appendix.
UPDATE - 1/8/03 - Wayne County General Hospital demolition
pictured added to WCGH page on the Building Appendix.
UPDATE - 12/15/02 - CENSUS REPORTS REVEALING "INSANE"
PATIENTS NAMES NOW AVAILABLE ON TALESOFELOISE.COM!!! This may be helpful
for those of you who are searching for loved ones who were patients
in the 1930's especially.
UPDATE - 12/7/02 - The New Tales Of Eloise message board is
now up and running!
IMPORTANT INFO FOR THOSE WHO WERE BORN AT WAYNE COUNTY GENERAL OR
I was born at Wayne County General Hospital. Where do I get my birth
The records for Wayne County General Hospital or Eloise Hospital,
which are not within the City limits of Wayne, are available at the
Wayne County Clerk's Office in the City-County Building in Detroit
(313) 224-5536. If the child was born before 1978 and the parents
were not married at the time, it must be obtained from the state.
After the fall of 1978, the City of Westland began filing records
of births that occurred at Wayne County General Hospital. Westland
City Hall is located at 36601 Ford Road, Westland, 48135. Phone number:
(734) 467-3200. [ Vital
Records Are Now Available Online! ] -- [ Original
of Eloise is very happy to hear that the Cadillac Hotel in Downtown
Detroit has been purchased to be restored to full originality! Read