Van Buren Township

Cancelled Belleville Area Museum Presents Eloise, History of the Poorhouse on May 16, 2024

Today's lecture at the Belleville Area Museum has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.  

Please stay tuned for a new date. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Join us to learn about the history of one of Michigan's greatest attractions for everyone, from paranormal enthusiasts to history buffs. 

Constructed in 1839 as a psychiatric hospital, Eloise offers over 100 years of stories. The presenter is Tyler Moll, Director of Wayne Historical Museum.

Please RSVP for free pizza at 5:30 p.m. by emailing The lecture begins at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2024.Lecture