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Exploring Traditions: The History of Halloween

Costumes, jack o‚Äôlanterns, candy, haunted houses, and trick-or-treating are all words that invite us to think about Halloween. In America this annual holiday is celebrated on October 31st of each year. But where did this widely practiced tradition originate, and how has it changed over the years? History The origin of Halloween dates back thousands of years to the geographic area presently known as Ireland, the … Read More Exploring Traditions: The History of Halloween