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Old 11-22-2009, 07:45 PM
 
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I don't believe that's true about the glass front. You can find photos and diagrams of Gulliver's as it was; there was no glass except at the front entryway. From what I have read, most lost their lives trying to get off the dance floor... there were too many folks and only one 4 foot stairway up to the dining room. Also, very few knew to go right to the nearby (and marked) rear exits, rather than left to the front door. 3 recurring themes in fatal fires: know where the exits are, leave at the first sign of trouble, and crawl under the smoke.
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Old 12-07-2009, 07:54 AM
 
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The building was in Port Chester just on the East bank of the Byram river. Just feet from the border.
I was 16 at the time but knew people that were there and survived.

Last edited by L/78 steve; 12-07-2009 at 08:12 AM..
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Old 12-21-2009, 01:18 PM
 
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Default gulliver's

gulliver's was in a very small shopping center on the ny/ct line
287/us1 is on the south end of pc - nowhere nears the ny/ct line
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Old 03-16-2010, 02:25 PM
 
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I was only 14 months old when this happened, but my father was one of the fireman that fought that fire. I still have 4 beer mugs from Gulliver's at my house that my father picked up the next day. I think of that fire every time I pour a cold one.
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Old 06-03-2010, 04:10 PM
 
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Default Gulliver;s Fire, June 30, 1974, Port Chester, Ny/Greenwich, Ct Border

I was usually there...that night I wasn't-First saw the flames leaping from my 2nd Fl. bathroom window high ontop Highland Rd., in Greenwich, Ct.; Gulliver's was just a short walk from my home-literally 3-5 minutes; Perrier Headquarters now occupies the sight. Gulliver's was never in/near the present day Kohl's Shopping Center, then know as E.J. Korvettes.
Terrible incident caused by an idiot of a man trying to "get back" at someone.
The 200 estimated "people" count of how many were actually there that night seems extremely low; That would have been an extremely slow night which it wasn't since it was Independance Day Weekend and everyone was either partying on L.I. Sound or in the best club: Gullivers.
There were volunteer firemen who were 15, 16, 17 years old at the time pulling bodies from the pyre.
I always reflect on Gulliver's this time of year...
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Old 06-03-2010, 04:11 PM
 
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That is incorrect- Happy Daze was in the location you're thinking of aka the UFO Club.
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Old 07-04-2010, 08:47 AM
 
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Default Happy Daze aka UFO Club were never @ Gullivers Site

Most people think that the only shopping center around @ that time was in Kohls aka EJ Korvettes- Gullivers was in a small shopping center on the site that Perrier Headquarters now occupies...this is s fact!
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Old 08-30-2010, 07:34 AM
 
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I was there that nite, one of the blessed ones to get out alive, my best friend Robin Seeley died that nite. A lot of strange things happened over the next few hours. I'll never forget. The owners opened a resturant in white plains later called Ollivers,
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Old 10-01-2010, 08:07 PM
 
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Default what replaced

Gullivers, was the "Club Scene" as wild say 5 years after the tragedy?
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:30 PM
 
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The exterior front doors the inside foyer area up to about the coat check room was in Greenwich, Ct., from that point to the inside front doors and beyond was Port Chester,NY. As far as King St. it is also boardered by Port Chester, Greenwich, Rye Brook, Harrison, Purchase and White Plains.
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