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Halloween -- History

History of Halloween

In 2010, a farmer in Richmond, Minnesota grew a 1,800 pound pumpkin. Americans buy 35 million pounds of candy corn every year. And fully one third of adults and children in the U.S. put on a costume to celebrate our second most commercial holiday. This excellent site from the History Channel offers a host of facts and curiosities about Halloween, taking readers on a tour of past and present. Start...