Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween!

Always curious about how my ancestors celebrated holidays I searched the Brownstown newspapers for Halloween news. Here is how they marked Halloween in Jackson County, Indiana in the late nineteenth to early twentieth century. The Spider web social was kind of a mystery. You had to unwind your partner?

Paint the Town Red for Halloween 1885?

Halloween 1898

Halloween 1906

Halloween 1920's

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