By BARBARA GREEN
The world’s largest Bowie knife was officially recognized by the Guinness World Records organization during ceremonies at Pelham Park Thursday.
Amidst American flags and enthusiastic guests, the world-record certificate was unveiled by Bowie Chamber of Commerce Knife Committee Chairmen Bryan Brown and Van Baize. The certificate notes the 20-foot by 6-inch Bowie Knife has the world record.
Newly appointed Bowie Mayor Scott Davis said the Bowie knife is a unique aspect of the community that “makes Bowie stand out in a big land”and the city welcomes any positive thing that draws people here.
Bryan Brown said he is ecstatic to see the world record achieved.
“We set out to build a monument for Bowie and then we began to look into Guinness. It was a long process, but we finally accomplished it,” exclaimed Brown.
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