Gardner Chair.

Bicentennial Giant Chair

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Gardner, Massachusetts

One of a series of outdoor giant chairs -- each one larger than the last -- erected since 1905 in this self-proclaimed "Chair City of the World." The current model is 20 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs 3,000 pounds.

Another big chair, this one 12 feet tall and indoors, is displayed at the Gardner Heritage State Park's Visitor Center. And there's a huge yellow chair promoting a furniture company along Route 2A.

Also see: Big Chair Battle

Bicentennial Giant Chair

Helen Mae Sauter School

Address:
130 Elm St., Gardner, MA
Directions:
Hwy 2 exit 23, north toward town, quick right onto Elm St. at the "Gardner District Court" sign. Chair is on Elm St., on the right, in front of the Helen Mae Sauter School, between Bond and Cross Sts.
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