The History of Halloween & Its Uniquely Spooky Brand
Delving into Halloween's history provides terrific context for the holiday's ghoulish iconography and creepy traditions.
It’s that time of year again. There’s that crisp feeling in the air, the leaves are starting to turn, and the boundary between the realms of the living and the dead is weakening. At least, that’s part of the lore surrounding Halloween. And the Halloween history doesn’t stop there. From jack-o-lanterns to costumed trick-or-treating, Halloween is chock-full of weird traditions. So, in the spirit of the season, here’s a handful of Halloween history lessons.