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Century-old parade in Virginia marks Presidents Day

Hundreds of revelers lined the streets of Alexandria's Old Town on Monday to cheer on the annual parade to mark George Washington's birthday.

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Hundreds of revelers lined the streets of Alexandria's Old Town on Monday to cheer on the annual parade to mark George Washington's birthday.
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Members of Alpha Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), charge during a movement demonstration on the Bowling Green of George Washington's Mount Vernon on Monday, Feb. 19, in Mount Vernon, Va.
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Members of Alpha Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), take part in a movement demonstration on the Bowling Green of George Washington's Mount Vernon on Monday, Feb. 19, n Mount Vernon, Va.
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Members of Alpha Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), give a firing demonstration on the Bowling Green of George Washington's Mount Vernon on Monday, Feb. 19, in Mount Vernon, Va. The ceremonies at Mount Vernon were held to honor George Washington's birthday on Feb. 22, and Presidents Day.
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Members of the U.S. Army Fife and Drum Corps give a musical demonstration on the Bowling Green of George Washington's Mount Vernon on Monday, Feb. 19, in Mount Vernon, Va.
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The color guard stands next to the tomb of President George Washington during an Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath Ceremony at George Washington's Mount Vernon on Monday, Feb. 19, in Mount Vernon, Va. The ceremony is held in celebration of Washington's birthday on Feb. 22, and Presidents Day. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
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Maj. Gen. Trevor Bredenkamp, commanding general, Joint Task Force-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, right, places a wreath at the tomb of President George Washington on Monday, Feb. 19, in Mount Vernon, Va.
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Tourist celebrate Presidents Day by visiting George Washington's Mount Vernon on Monday, Feb. 19, in Mount Vernon, Va. The celebration was held honoring Washington's birthday on Feb. 22 , as well as Presidents Day.
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Maj. Gen. Trevor Bredenkamp, commanding general, Joint Task Force-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, right, salutes after placing a wreath at the tomb of President George Washington on Monday, Feb. 19, in Mount Vernon, Va.

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