Halloween was brought to North America by immigrants from Europe who would celebrate the harvest around a bonfire, share ghost stories, sing, dance and tell fortunes.
Tootsie Rolls were the first wrapped penny candy in America.
Bobbing for apples is thought to have originated from the Roman harvest festival that honors Pamona, the goddess of fruit trees.
Halloween candy sales average about 2 billion dollars annually in the United States.
Black cats were once believed to protect witch’s powers.
Chocolate candy bars top the list as the most popular candy for trick-or-treaters with Snickers #1.
Jack o’ Lanterns originated in Ireland where people placed candles in hollowed-out turnips to keep away spirits and ghosts on the Samhain holiday.
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