The President's Day Parade covered 14 blocks in Alexandria's Old Town, past scores of historic houses dating back to the 18th Century
The Fourth Degree contingent approaches Alexandria's City Hall
Although many Alexandria streets were still packed with snow from last week's storm, Fairfax and Royal Streets were almost completely clear for the parade
This year's parade featured scores of marching groups
and lasted for more than an hour
Members of Potomac Assembly 2204 formed the core of the Corps who turned out for the annual President's Day Parade
The Color Corps passes in front of Alexandria's City Hall
District Master Cy Alba led two dozen Knights in the Alexandria parade
The Color Corps passes by historic St. Mary's Catholic Church on Royal Street
St. Mary's Church is the oldest Catholic parish in Virginia, established in 1795. George Washington is said to have made the first contribution to its building fund.
February 17, 2014 - Brilliant sunshine and crisp weather in the 30s brought large crowds of spectators to watch the 2014 President's Day Parade through Old Town Alexandria. It's the largest parade celebrating the birth of George Washington in the United States, and this year featured more than 130 participating units.
District Master Cy Alba led several dozen Fourth Degree Knights in a parade contingent organized by Potomac Assembly 2204, with participating Knights from throughout Northern Virginia.
Potomac Assembly provided coffee and donuts to partipants prior to the parade, as well as a lunch afterwards at St. Mary's Catholic School.
If you missed this year's parade, make plans to join us next year! It's a terrific opportunity to generate good will for the Order, doing what we do best - serve as the visible arm of the Knights of Columbus.
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