On Saturday, 2 October 2010, at the New Birth of Freedom Council's
Centennial Wizard Safari in eastern York County, PA - 2,000+ Cub Scouts,
Boy Scouts, Venture Scouts, adult leaders and parents (unofficially) broke the Guinness World Record for the
"Longest Knotted Rope Chain Made in Five Minutes".
The chain measure 9,774 feet - two inches (1.85 miles), beating the old record of 6,788 feet (1.29 miles) by 2,986 feet (0.56 miles). The chain was made up of 4,190 pieces of 3 foot cord tied in a continuous chain with square knots.