Historic Jefferson Highway Happenings in 2024


This episode of Big Blend Radio’s “Jefferson Highway” Show focuses on the progress of the Jefferson Highway Association’s programs and initiatives, including the upcoming Annual Jefferson Highway Conference and Sociability Run. This international conference will be held in Alexandria, Louisiana from April 24-27, 2024.



ROGER BELL – President of the Jefferson Highway Association which 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.
Learn more: https://jeffersonhighway.org/   


ARLENE GOULD –  Director of the Jefferson Highway Association and Executive Director of the Natchitoches Convention & Visitors Bureau! Natchitoches is the oldest city in the state of Louisiana and a popular destination on the Jefferson Highway.
Plan your visit: https://natchitoches.com/   


MELISSA MAXWELL – Director of the City of Bonham, Texas’ Visitor Center. Dating back to 1837, Bonham is one of the oldest cities in Texas and once home to the former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Sam Rayburn.
More: https://www.cityofbonham.org/257/Bonham-Visitor-Information-Center


The Big Blend Radio “Jefferson Highway” Podcast airs every 4th Thursday at 6pm CT. Follow the show here: https://tinyurl.com/yc2ur6mr





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