Halloween Candy Facts
Other than the fun and sweet treats associated with Halloween, what else is Halloween known for? Most people don’t realize that the history of Halloween can be traced back over 2000 years with traditions that evolved from the Celts, the Romans, Christianity and Paganism? When “history of Halloween” is typed into an Internet search box, facts and traditions associated with this spooky holiday can be found. For example, the first jack-o-lanterns were actually carved out of turnips and not pumpkins! Jack-o-lanterns were thought to ward off evil spirits that wandered the night on Halloween. Costumes were warn for this same reason – to scare the spirits into leaving you alone.
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