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Funspot officially becomes the Largest Arcade In The World in June of 2008. Doug Parsons (C) of Guinness World Records presents the Largest Arcade In The World award to Owner & General Manager, Bob Lawton (R) and Assistant General Manager, Sandra Lawton (L).
New Hampshire Public Television films as Bob Lawton, Owner and General Manager of Funspot & Gary Vincent, President of the American Classic Arcade Museum, are interviewed on Funspot becoming the Largest Arcade In The World.
Funspot's Indian Trading Post opened in 1967 with the Indian Village opeining in 1971. Both closed in 1983.
Artist Peter Hall of Meredith, NH, putting the finishing touches on two of the figures which he constructed and painted for Storybook Forest at Funspot.
Entrance to Funspot's Mini-Golf and walkway to Storybook Forest, our children's park. Photo circa 1980.

Gingerbreadman Pond at Storybook Forest which was constructed during the winter of 1975-76.

Opening day, August 1st, 1964, owner Bob Lawton with Laconia mayor Hugh Bownes with original Funspot building in background.
Funspot's twenty-one acres on U.S. Route 3 prior to clearing for the mini-golf in the spring of 1964.
One of the original ornaments on our "Landmarks of NH" Mini-Golf, the Mount Washington, which takes passengers on Lake Winnipesaukee during the summer.
Mayor Hugh Bownes cuts the ribbon, opening Funspot's Mini-Golf on August 1, 1964.
John Lawton (left) and brother Bob, on the mini-golf in 2003.
Beautiful nighttime photo of Funspot's Mini-Golf take shortly after in grand opening in August 1964.
The action is well underway in our statewide Space Invaders tournament held over three weekends in October, 1979.
Winners of the pinball tournament held at Amherst Funspot. We organized tournaments at all of the Funspot locations.
Winners of a pinball tournament held at Funspot in Weirs Beach in the early 1980s. John Lawton is in the center.
Pinball tournaments and leagues were very popular at Funspot. Some of the early 1980s action is seen here.
Winners of our statewide Space Invaders tournament held over three weekends in October, 1979..
Chief Red Dawn, Santee Sioux Indian honoring NH Governor Mel Thompson during a ceremony at Indian Village. Assisting is Blue Eagle, Indian dancer.
Funspot founder, Bob Lawton, performs a magic trick with Larry Frates, ak,a The Great Nascimento in Storybook Forest.
Funspot Pool Room was in operation from 1965 to 1978 when it was closed to make way for video games.
Funspot Slot Cars - 1973
 


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