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Spooky historic Halloween Costumes

Here is a re-blog of one my earliest posts! Read below for the history Halloween Celebrations in the US, and see some spooky photos.

It has long been accepted that Halloween made its North American debut during the nineteenth century, following the influx of immigrants to the United States who brought the tradition of celebrating Halloween, known as Samhain Eve in European Celtic tradition, to America. 149 more words


Anoka Hosts Annual Halloween Parade

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It’s still a week away, but Halloween celebrations were already underway in Anoka, Minn. Saturday.

The self-proclaimed Halloween Capitol of the World got a jump start on the season. 53 more words


'Halloween Capital of the World' set for 94th annual parade

Like many great innovations, this one came because of rowdy, rabble-rousing kids – and nearby adults seeking a respite.

As few as 95 years ago, Anoka, Minnesota residents would wake up during the days around Halloween to find they’d been pranked. 335 more words


Anoka's Halloween Parade Turns 94 This Year

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – If you want a dose of history with your Halloween entertainment, get outside for the annual Anoka Halloween Parade.

It’s the 94th year and it has the largest parade of floats and bands in the state. 67 more words


Wander Minnesota: Halloween in Minnesota

Halloween is almost here. Last week I took a look at not-so-scary Halloween events around the Twin Cities.

This week, let’s take a look at a sampling of Halloween events around the state. 295 more words


Patrol: Driver Dies In Crash With Minnesota Truck

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a man has died in a crash involving a recreational vehicle and a state Department of Transportation work truck. 117 more words