Thursday, October 27, 2005


Halloween’s orgin’s trace all the way back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain.... Learn more about Halloween's Origins, Modern Halloween, The Evolution of Halloween as a Holiday, The history of the Jack-O'Lantern, Haloween around the world, Mischief Night, and other random Halloween Facts.

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HistoryPodcast 26 - Halloween History.mp3 19:36 - 18.1 MB

Music Played on this Episode:

Kelly Cavagnuolo - Convicted

Kelly Cavagnuolo - Limbo

Kelly Cavagnuolo - Haunted

retail - halloween

Further Reading:

Halloween: An American Holiday, an American History

Death Makes a Holiday : A Cultural History of Halloween

The Pagan Mysteries of Halloween: Celebrating the Dark Half of the Year