Gardner, Massachusetts: Bicentennial Giant Chair Team Field Report

Helen Mae Sauter School

130 Elm St., Gardner, MA
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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Bicentennial Giant Chair
Over 20 feet tall and 3,000 pounds. Still impressive, even if other chairs are larger. Report...

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Bicentennial Giant Chair

As kids, my brother and I climbed this chair in the 1970s (passed by it every time we went to our grandmother's in NH). Fun quick stop. Sadly, no photos of those days. Chair City Memories!

[Paris, 08/14/2017]

Gardner's Big Chair.

Big Chair

Went looking for the giant chair in the Chamber of Commerce in Gardner, but came up empty. Then on our way out of town, we stumbled upon this beauty on Elm Street in front of a school.

[Andrew Cruse, 09/05/2005]

That's the largest of the surviving big chairs in New England, and the main reason to pull off in Gardner on a road trip.

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