Halloween’s Spooky History

by Kaitlan Whitteberry on October 31, 2014

All Hollows Eve used to be a fearful event, where people would dress up not really for fun, but to protect themselves from the creatures that were believed to walk the earth that day. Halloween has taken a much more playful turn since it’s beginnings in Ireland. Take a peek into Halloween’s past through our slideshare.

We’ve Dug Up Some Spooky (and fun) Facts About Halloween 

Halloween is celebrated around the country with kids scurrying from house to house in search of treats rather than tricks, while adults often engage in costume parties. However, it wasn’t always fun and games. The Irish recognized Halloween as a day where the dead walked among the living, and many of the holiday’s notorious symbols date back to witches. Flip through our slideshare to learn more, but don’t get too spooked! 


Kaitlan Whitteberry

Kaitlan Whitteberry is a Magna Cum Laude graduate from the University of Missouri's journalism program, and currently focuses on iOFFICE press releases, software updates and related news.

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