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The History Of Halloween

Insects: The taste of Petrol and Porcelain | Interior design, Vintage Sets and Unique Pieces www.petrolandporcelain.com

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ATMOSPHÈRE HALLOWEEN - IMAGE Les couleurs du format peuvent renvoyer à Halloween, sur cette image, l'atmosphère est stressante et peut donc être reliée à ça.

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from io9

Here Are Some of the Creepiest Abandoned Prisons We've Ever Seen

"Imagine an inmate sitting in his cell with little else to keep him company but a red marker as he marks off each day that passes. The island is totally abandoned now: only shepherds live here in place of those who once resided within the prison walls. An estimated 4,000 were killed by other inmates or guards, or were otherwise executed." - Written by: Michele Collet

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This way to the Air Raid Shelter ~ London Underground - not my London thank God, but my poor mother and her family (along with thousands of others) had to sleep there.

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from The Huffington Post

The 40 Most Haunted Buildings In Britain

The 40 Most Haunted Buildings In Britain. I'd love to go to everyone of them!

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In the early 19th century, there were reports of ghosts that stalked the streets of London. These human-like figures were described as pale and stalked and preyed on lone pedestrians. The stories told of these figures formed part of a distinct ghost tradition in London which, some writers have argued, formed the foundation of the later legend of Spring-heeled Jack. Spring-Heeled Jack, the terror of Victorian London #history #places #london #victoriana #victorian

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Originally published in 1919, Ruth Edna Kelley's THE BOOK OF HALLOWE'EN remains the all time classic exploration of Halloween history, including early 20th Century Halloween beliefs and customs of Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales, France, Germany and America. Filled with Halloween poems, games THE BOOK OF HALLOWE'EN opens a captivating window into the past of one of today's most beloved holidays.

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from About.com Religion & Spirituality

Samhain Rituals and Ceremonies

Samhain the night where the veil between worlds grow thin

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Follow along as we roll the dice and take a walk through the History of Toys.

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Alice Nutter of Roughlee, One of twelve [Pendle witches] marched in chains from the pendle area to Lancaster. One of eleven tried at Lancaster Casle and one of ten hanged. The crime "witchcraft"

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