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 |  Aug 21 2011, 10:03 AM

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Originally started by Lorie Seadale as a way to raise awareness for the Orleans County Fair in Barton, Vermont, the Cadillac parade has now brought back a world record to America. The previous record set consisted of 102 Cadillacs on parade back in September of 2002 out in the Netherlands. This time around, the folks in Vermont gathered 298 Cadillacs from across United States and Canada to bring the world record back home.

What made the parade even more special was that several descendants of Leland took place in the parade. Models of Cadillacs ranged from complete classic, vintage Caddies to modern day CTS coupes.

“Cadillac congratulates the residents of Barton and all of the Cadillac owners who participated in the parade for setting the world record in Henry Leland’s home town,” said Cadillac Vice President of Marketing Don Butler. “The success of this event demonstrates that Cadillac still fuels the same passions that Henry Leland inspired in the brand.”

Of note, Barton also happens to be the home town of Henry Leland, who founded Cadillac in 1902.

GALLERY: World Record Cadillac Parade

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