Halloween History

Day sixteen and some Halloween History!

In the United States, Halloween was not widely observed until the 1840s, when Irish Catholics fleeing from the potato famine brought their Halloween customs to America. Halloween decorations and cards began to appear in America around 1910, although most of them were imported from Germany. When World War I broke out, imports were curtailed and American companies began to fill the void. Today approximately 35 million Halloween cards are sold each year in the United States.

What a wonderful fall weekend. We really enjoyed you visiting. This week I’ll be joining the following parties:




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