Well, this is an interesting year for all you ghouls and goblins and like everything else this year, your trick or treating might need to be virtual! Now is the perfect time to capture what 2020 Halloween is/was like with the pandemic. And talk to older relatives about what they remembered doing for Halloween. It is doubtful that our pioneer ancestors spent any time celebrating this holiday. Did your grandparents or aunts and uncles? Or did it really start to be celebrated more in the 50s and 60s?
Here are a few sites to satisfy your curiosity regarding this spooky holiday. Happy Haunting!
Halloween on Wikipedia
The History Channel has several links such as Halloween around the world and Halloween 2020.
For those who really love the details, Stacker has put together a timeline history of Halloween.
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