Results for - The Origin of Halloween

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1. I found out that it can be traced back to the ancient pagan festival called Samhain celebrated by Celtics over 2000 yrs. ago. They believed the dead could walk among them. Did you know this fact?

Yes
39%
623 votes
No
61%
982 votes

2. They wore goulish costumes so wandering spirits would mistake them for one of their own and leave them alone. Do you let your children wear goulish costumes?

Yes
23%
369 votes
No
19%
305 votes
Not Applicable
58%
931 votes

3. This was really interesting. Hollowed out turnip lanterns were used to ward off evil spirits. Pumpkins replaced them. Giving out candy comes from their custom of offering sweets to spirits to appease them. Did you know this is where the trick or treat custom came from?

Yes
37%
601 votes
No
63%
1,004 votes
10/07/2015 Seasons 1605 24 By: chrism4555

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