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?
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?
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?
10/07/2015 Seasons 1605 24 By: chrism4555