Knights of Sparta 2017 charges through Uptown: See photos

Ted Jackson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune By Ted Jackson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune MardiGras.com
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on February 18, 2017 at 8:07 PM, updated February 18, 2017 at 8:13 PM

The Knights of Sparta rolled through the streets of Uptown on Saturday (Feb. 18).

The Knights of Sparta originated as a bal masque organization in 1951, staging elaborate tableaus for many years at the Municipal Auditorium. In 1981, the Knights began parading in Orleans Parish.

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