There is a direct connection between the modern celebration of Halloween and the ancient Celtic mysteries of the British Isles
There are many versions of Halloween history, but do you know how Halloween really started in the United States? Learn how to separate American Halloween tradition fact from fiction.
Americans in particular are fond of their tradition of Trick or Treating. Modern myth tells us that the practice began with the Catholics, but it may be more ancient even than that! How did it start?
It is that time of year again when ghouls, ghosts, goblins and all kinds of spooks start gearing up to go bumping around in the dark corridors of our imaginations and scare as many poor souls as they can. Just around the corner is the spookiest time of the year, Halloween!
Every year, families carve pumpkins and put them out on their doorsteps. But why do we do this, and where did the tradition of doing so actually begin? The Jack O'Lantern is steeped in history.
A tale of when and where Halloween began more than 2000 years ago. A time when masks were worn for survival and monsters walked among us; a time when ghosts stole our souls and the night was feared by the living alone.
A not-so-ordinary approach to explaining the origins and practices of Halloween.
Halloween wasn't always about kids, dress-up or candy. It has a rich and interesting history steeped in ancient pagan traditions and lore.
An article about some of the animals of Halloween and how they became associated with the holiday. This article covers information about owls, bats, toads and spiders.
A few different stories exist about the origin of the Jack O' Lantern and carved pumpkin face. Some are grisly and some are funny. This Hub presents one version that might raise the hair on the back of your neck, with an other about a man that wanted to become a pumpkin in year and came close to...