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Halloween

Ghosts, ghouls, bats, spiders and vampires! Why is Halloween so popular? Read on for some great stories, facts, haunted places and anything else relating to Halloween!

The Story Behind Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum and Universal Studios

Madame Tussaud’s Sculpter Creating the Wax Frankenstein Universal Studios, an industry leader in creating horror films, celebrated the anniversary of several Universal classics horror classics in 2001. In a landmark relationship, Universal Studios Home Video (USHV) joined Tussaud’s Group of London and Madame Tussaud’s worldwide attractions to pay tribute to …

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Madame Tussaud’s Wax Facts

Located in London, Las Vegas, New York, Paris Madame Tussaud’s Wax – Portrait Facts Frankenstein wax figure being scuplted at Madame Tussaud’s Each strand of hair is inserted individually, taking approximately five weeks to complete each head. Two maintenance teams inspect and primp each figure daily before the attraction opens. …

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Mistress Serrella – Life During Halloween

By Mistress Serrella (Sarah Briggs) Hello Ghoulish readers! Well, I guess I have to spill the beans. Not magic beans mind you, but beans nevertheless, or rather some other kind of food groups! Ol’ Mistress Serrella, oh, ah, that’s me in case you didn’t know, had a horrible experience this …

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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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