Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Remember When . . . Harvest Traditions Clashed?

It's that time of year again--the time when most of America gets ready for Halloween, and those who oppose it often take the time to explain about why.

I'm not going there, LOL. Instead, I'm looking at how some of America's Halloween traditions got here to begin with, and what the Puritans did this time of year instead. Because, you see, it's the 4th Wednesday of the month, which means it's my day to post on Colonial Quills. ;-) Hop on over to read about the anticipated ear of red corn that could usher in your future, and how jack-o-lanterns came from the clash between Christianity and Druidism.

http://colonialquills.blogspot.com/2015/10/red-corn-for-kiss-and-jack-o-lanterns.html

1 comment:

  1. I found this most interesting, and even passed the link along to my son's history and ready teachers. He is studying American Historys and colonies currently and this would be a fun fact about the Jack O lanterns and the red corn.Thank you for sharing this.

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