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September 10, 1969 -- Reaching new 'Hites'

Updated: Tuesday, September 10 2013, 05:48 AM EDT
On this day back in 1969, the capital region was visited by Henry Hite.

He stood eight-feet, two-inches tall.
   
Hite was a national tour that included a stop at the old Crossroads Restaurant in Latham.

There, he was interviewed by dick beach, who stood just under six-feet tall.

Height said he hit his growth spurt when he was nine.

By 12, he was seven-feet tall... and reached 8' 2" when he was 15.September 10, 1969 -- Reaching new 'Hites'


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