stingy jack

October 29, 2019

Stingy Jack and the Story of the Jack-O-Lantern

Stingy Jack?  To carve a Jack-O-Lantern; it is to Halloween just as a pumpkin pie is to Thanksgiving.  But how did this spooky ritual of lighting up the face of a pumpkin come about? The Jack-O-Lantern folk tradition was brought to America from European immigrants.  There is an old Irish […]