The history of Halloween

The history of Halloween

We’re posting up a storm of Halloween projects on MAKE, but a few folks had asked a little about the origins of this holiday, so I found this appropriately name “History of Halloween” over at the History Channel – “Each year, on the last night of October, millions of children across the U.S dress-up in costume and take to the streets for a spooky dose of Trick or Treat fun. But how much do you really know about this haunted holiday?”Link.


  • Halloween facts and misinformation – Link.
  • SAMHAIN, Halloween, & the Day of the dead – Link.
  • History and customs of Halloween – Link.
  • History of the Jack-o-Lantern, the symbol of halloween – Link.
  • Its The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown – Link.

2 thoughts on “The history of Halloween

  1. mcloan says:

    The things you never knew about certain holidays. Thanks for the great post I learned a lot about Holloween.

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