Folklore Friday

Ep:19 History of the Jack-o-lantern

October 31, 2020

Do you know where the Jack-o-lantern came from? I didn't before doing research for this episode. Join me and my husband Kris as we read some spooky stories about Stingy Jack, Will o the Wisps, and top it off with some Jackolantern History. 

      -    REFERENCES

   | https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/diet-nutrition/a22544/facts-about-pumpkins/  

   | https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/12865/whats-origin-jack-o-lanterns

   | https://archive.org/details/rootedinamericaf00davi

   | https://www.history.com/news/history-of-the-jack-o-lantern-irish-origins

   |  https://fiveminutehistory.com/the-tale-o-jack-o-lantern/  

 - MUSIC CREDITS

- “Skeleton Dance” by Myuu

-  “Easy Trip Trap” The Brothers Records

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