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Ohio State Reformatory

Located in Mansfield, Ohio – One Spooky Place Touring any empty prison is an eerie experience, to be sure. Now enhance that experience by doing it at night with only flashlights to light your way down deserted corridors that resonate of prior inhabitants. Intensify it further by placing that tour …

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Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast Museum

A Scary Place Located in Fall River, Massachusetts Fall River (MA) Our tour guides will be informing you of the history and mystery of each room during your tour of the house where the most infamous crime of 19th century America took place. We are providing this guide to assist …

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Harry Houdini Died on Halloween

The name Houdini is inextricably linked with Halloween because of his death on October 31, 1926 at Grace Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. The Official Houdini Séance, held each year since his death, has its roots in Houdini’s efforts to expose fraudulent mediums. He claimed if there was truly a way …

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Halloween Safety Guide – Tips on Having Fun when Trick-or-Treating

With Halloween witches, goblins, and super-heroes descending on neighborhoods across the USA, the American Red Cross offers parents, grandparents and guardians some safety tips to help prepare their children for a safe and enjoyable trick-or-treat holiday. Halloween should be filled with surprise and enjoyment and following some common sense practices …

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Halloween Fact or Fiction

Halloween Fact or Fiction: Halloween was originally a Celtic holiday celebrated on October 31. Fact: The ancient Celts celebrated the new year on November 1, the beginning of winter. Summer’s end (Samhain) was celebrated immediately before on October 31. Celtic priests, the Druids, established the night of October 31 as …

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Dummies For All Occasions

Dummies are as much a Halloween staple as candy is to trick or treaters. Dummies cost nothing to make if you use an old mask and old clothes you have laying around your garage. Make one dummy for each area of your house you’ll be using for your party and …

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Black Kettle Treat Buckets

Need to add some lights to your steps or room? Grab one of the black plastic kettle treat buckets and cut an ‘X’ in the bottom. Grab a string of colored outdoor mini lights and lay them in the bottom of the kettle. Pull the cord through the bottom of …

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Lighted Tombstones

How would you like to have eerie lights coming out of your tombstone? This is easy as pie. Just follow the directions from this article until you get to the part of the gray lettering. You will have to do somethings differently for the lighted tombstones. To make the lighted …

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Totally Quick Tombstones

There are as many ways to make a tombstone as there is ways to make Jack-O-Lanterns. You can spend days creating one tombstone or make several in just minutes. Here is the typical quick tombstone with a twist. Here is what you will need: Thin, long cardboard boxes Gray and …

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Using Old Halloween Masks

Most of us have a ton of old Halloween masks around the house that have seen better days and look like they had a great time at it. You know the ones that no one wants to wear, but you just can’t bear to part with them? Well, give them …

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Paper Bats

I know you are thinking – I must be nuts to suggest using paper bats as a serious decoration. I am nuts when it comes to these little beauties and just wait until you try them, and you will see why. The bats are fun and quick to make and …

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Jack-O-Lantern Treat Buckets

My daughter is only eight, and she seems to have collected ten or more jack-o-lantern treat buckets! I was desperately searching the Halloween odds and ends box for anything I could use when I casually knocked into a stack of jack-o-lantern treat buckets. I started to push them back into …

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