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Trying to gather as much information as
possible about the Bowery's past, and
particularily McGurk's Suicide Hall.
Looking for information and any writings
which paint a vivid picture. Any other
resources or suggested research
methods whould be appreciated.
my name is Mc Gurk and my ancestors owned the bar. If anyone has photos of the bar in the early days 1880's i would appreciate an e mail. The bar is slated for demolision soon... I will be getting my last photos of a landmark, history, and my heritage.
my name is Mc Gurk i left the last entry....my e mail is email@example.com.
anyone with any photos or info...i would appreciate it. Its a shame that progress is moving forward over the remains of the past. I thought we were past that " level and build" era. But it seems that history has a price...etch-a-scetch politics ..erase it after 100 years....its good as new!. My fear is that a coffee house will be erected there and scone sales will quietly muffle the voices of the patrons long dead of this historic site.
I'm the psychic that John has been visiting and speaking with since the 80s and I came to New York to walk the building at 295 Bowery before it closed. I still work with him when he is in touch if he has news to share.
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