The History of Trick-or-Treating

Photo Source:  BeyondHonolulu.com (Click photo to view source)

Photo Source: BeyondHonolulu.com (Click photo to view source)

We’re reaching that point in the year when crazed kids (or if you live in a neighborhood like mine, high schoolers) dress up like idiots and stalk the streets in search of candy. Yet, the history of the “Trick-or-Treat” tradition is a bit strange in itself. Check out this article at Smithsonianmag.com that sums it up pretty nicely. It’s kind of the abridged version of the full story, but it’s interesting just the same.

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Phil is a writing enthusiast of many years, having been published in numerous online and national print trade and sports publications over the past decade. He has spent the past five years delving back into the world of fiction writing, focussing on the fantasy, horror and suspense genres. Deshay of the Woods is his first novel.
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