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Manchester, New Hampshire: Sit With the Father of Video Games

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Address:
10 Arms St., Manchester, NH
Directions:
Downtown, on the east bank of the Merrimack River. From Commercial St. turn west onto Stark St. and drive until you reach the river. The statue is on the right, sitting on a bench along the riverwalk.
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Sit With the Father of Video Games

Bronze rendition of Manchester nerd native Ralph Baer sits on a park bench, playing with the "Brown Box" video game console he invented in the 1960s, while everyone else was busy running around outdoors.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [05/01/2022]

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Sit With the Father of Video Games

God bless Ralph Baer, our sacred father of video games.

[Vance Erwin, 04/28/2024]

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