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Guinness World Records on the Jefferson Highway

From Beards to Stickers it's all about Guinness World Records on this episode of Big Blend Radio's "Jefferson Highway" Show! 


- ROGER BELL - President of the Jefferson Highway Association was originally founded the Jefferson Highway in 1915. This international highway is also known as "The Pines to the Palms Highway," that runs from Winnipeg, Canada to New Orleans, Louisiana. 

- BETH HILBURN - Owner of the Hi-Way Cafe near Vinita, Oklahoma, which is on the turning point of the Jefferson Highway and Route 66. The restaurant is home to their 1963 AMC American Rambler that's covered with 60,066 unique 1/2″ stickers and is the current Guinness World Record holder for “Most Stickers on a Car.” More: 

- DAN BACKER - Great-great-grandson of Hans Langseth, aka the "King of Whiskers," who held the record for the world's longest beard. When he died, his beard measured 17.6 ft. It was donated to the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution in 1967. Watch this historic video showcasing Hans Langseth with his beard: 

SPECIAL THANK YOU to the Natchitoches Convention & Visitors Bureau! Natchitoches is the oldest city in the state of Louisiana and a popular destination on the Jefferson Highway. Play your visit: 

The Big Blend Radio "Jefferson Highway" Podcast airs every 4th Thursday at 6pm CT. Follow the show here: 

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