The History of Halloween!

Halloween has a rich history! Did you know that people used to carve turnips instead of pumpkins? The tradition of trick or treating came around during the 1940’s and 1950’s.


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2 Responses to The History of Halloween!

  1. Carol says:

    Great link to the history channel. interesting how Christians took over pagan holidays and they morphed into modern day traditions.


  2. Carol Redinger says:

    Can’t imagine cutting up a turnip for Halloween! Interesting! Video is very informative, too!


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