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The Short History of Halloween

Posted in Holidays on August 16, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

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“When researching the history of Halloween, one finds an interesting history. Halloween is believed to be a holiday that dates all the way back to the Celtic era, based on a celebration known as Samhain. This would be pronounced as sow in in modern English.

The time of this dates back to is approximately 2000 years. At this time the Celtics lived in a lot of different places if you go look for it today it would be where the United Kingdom is located, Ireland, and a lot of the area of northern France.”