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Is the Eloise Asylum Haunted?
Is the Eloise Asylum haunted? In this episode Pat and Rebecca explore the history and hauntings of the one-time largest mental health institution in the United States. Visitors and staff report seeing apparitions and hearing voices…Is it true? Listen and vote!
Questions Explored in this Episode
When and why was the asylum built? What were poor houses? Who lived at this facility? How were inmates and patients treated? Why was it considered a cutting-edge medical facility? What evidence have paranormal researchers found? What has staff seen? Do visitors experience ghost sightings and disembodied voices? Is it haunted?
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History of the Eloise Asylum
Pat explores the history of the asylum and of poor houses. This facility was once one of the largest in the country with over 10,000 residents and over 2,000 staff.
Pat and Rebecca debate if the asylum is haunted by reviewing videos of spirit box sessions and stories of apparitions and shadow people.
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Sources for this Week’s Episode
Eloise Asylum: https://eloiseasylum.com/
YouTube – “Dearborn Paranormal Research Society Of Michigan (DPRSM) Eloise” dearbornerik: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGbH6VDaY9A&t=5s
“Spirit Caught On Camera In Haunted Eloise Asylum” “Believe” A Paranormal Experience: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PI5bI5TSnHM&t=119s
Haunted Places: https://www.hauntedplaces.org/item/eloise-asylum/
Detroit Free Press: https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/wayne/2019/03/19/ghost-eloise-psychiatric-hospital-westland-haunted-basement/3204379002/
Click on Detroit: https://www.clickondetroit.com/features/2016/10/24/michigans-most-haunted-eloise-psychiatric-hospital/
Fox 2 Detroit – https://www.fox2detroit.com/news/a-history-of-eloise-as-haunted-attraction-opens-in-historic-former-westland-psychiatric-hospital
The Guardian – https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/nov/11/eloise-hospital-haunted-michigan-mental-asylum
US Ghost Adventures: https://usghostadventures.com/haunted-stories/31-days-of-halloween/eloise-psychiatric-hospital/
Newsbreak.com – https://original.newsbreak.com/@author-ed-anderson-1589120/2799120462882-the-history-and-transformations-of-the-eloise-asylum
The Tales of Eloise: http://thetalesofeloise.com/
Michigan Haunted Houses: https://www.michiganhauntedhouses.com/real-haunt/eloise-cemetery.html
Kristina Scarcelli: http://www.kristinascarcelli.com/through-the-gates-of-eloise-asylum/
Music for this episode was performed by Michael Rivers
Intro: “III. Allegro moderato from Gargoyles” by Lowell Liebermann
Outro: “Dream Images (Love-Death Music)” by George Crumb
Bumper: “Ghost Waltz” by Lowell Liebermann
“Pat Facts” and “Ghost Story” themes by Mondo
“Time for a Debate” theme by Gail Gallagher gailgallaghermusic.com