History of Halloween Pumpkins

The tradition of decorating jack-o-lanterns originated in Ireland, where large turnips and potatoes served as early canvasses. In fact, the name jack-o-lanterns comes from an Irish folktale about a man named Stingy Jack. Irish immigrants brought the tradition to America, home of the pumpkin, and it became an integral part of Halloween festivities. Let us … Continue reading History of Halloween Pumpkins