Credit: (Donald S. Abrams)
The Irish were the second largest group to settle in Wisconsin and the state today celebrates in style. (In August, Milwaukee is the host of Irish Fest, the biggest Irish festival in the world.) The 2013 parade took place on March 9. The event can trace its routes back to 1843 and claims to be the first St. Patrick's Day Parade held outside of the 13 original colonies.