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A traditional jack-o'-lantern, made from a pumpkin, lit from within by a candle. A jack-o'-lantern in the shape of the Wikipedia logo. A jack-o'-lantern (or jack o' lantern) is a carv...

History of the Jack O' Lantern - Halloween - HISTORY.com

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In Ireland and Scotland, people began to make their own versions of Jack's lanterns by carving scary faces into turnips or potatoes and placing them into ...

Why are Carved Pumpkins Called "Jack O' Lanterns"?

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Oct 2, 2012 ... The name “Jack O' Lantern” was originally one of the numerous names given to ... Anglia, UK and spread from there through parts of England, Ireland, and Scotland. ... A Traditionally Carved Turnip from the Early 20th Century ... practice of hollowing out and carving faces into turnips and other vegetables ...

Pumpkins and Halloween: Jack o'lantern origins - SayWhyDoI.com

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Oct 1, 2012 ... And how did the whole Halloween pumpkin carving / Jack-o'-lantern tradition start? ... And it wasn't just the turnip that was turned into lanterns either. ... and Scotland where the Halloween vegetable-lantern tradition first began. ... pumpkins were already the traditional October-time vegetable since they were ...

Evil Irish Turnips Were the Original Jack-O'-Lanterns | MUNCHIES

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Oct 30, 2014 ... Before pumpkins, turnips were the spooky lantern vegetable of ... It's presumed that the Irish then brought the legend of jack-o'-lantern with them. ... Lonely and terribly hungover, Jack carves out a lantern from a turnip, into which he places ... Turnips remain a traditional Halloween item throughout Britain a...

Jack-o-lanterns - Credo Reference

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Summary Article: Jack-o'-Lantern from The Halloween Encyclopedia ... the contemporary jack-o'-lantern usually refers to a pumpkin carved into a grinning ... In Europe (especially Ireland and Scotland), a jack-o'-lantern is usually a carved turnip, and, ... Jack-o'-lanterns might also be carved from other fruits and vege...

Halloween Vegetables: Alternative Jack-O-Lanterns That Are Not ...

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Oct 8, 2012 ... Halloween Vegetables: Alternative Jack-O-Lanterns That Are Not ... The tradition of the “Jack-O-Lantern stems from England, Ireland and Scotland where ... He carved a turnip into a lantern and became known as “Jack O' the Lantern”. ... as Hubbard and Kabocha make for great alternatives to the traditional ...

Halloween - New World Encyclopedia

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Jan 27, 2014 ... Festivals frequently involved bonfires, into which the bones of slaughtered livestock were thrown. ... Jack-o'-lantern carved from a turnip. ... used the "head" of a vegetable to frighten off any evil spirits that might try to do harm. .... A traditional Irish and Scottish form of divining one's future...

Alternative Vegetable Jack-O-Lanterns | Root Vegetables ... - Pinterest

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Traditional Turnip Jack O Lantern | Rutabaga - This root vegetable, also .... This traditional Irish jack-o-lantern The spooky face is carved into a turnip, .... People in Ireland and Scotland originally used beets or turnips as lanterns on Halloween

Halloween Pumpkins - Where do they come from? - ZME Science

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Oct 22, 2015 ... We love carving pumpkins... but why do we do it? ... Carved pumpkins (or in some cases, turnips), are called jack o'lantern. We don't know for ...

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Original Irish Jack-o-Lanterns were truly terrifying and made of ...

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Oct 20, 2015 ... Named for Jack O'Lantern of the Irish myth, these carved out turnips and ... He was instead sent into the eternal night, with a burning coal inside a carved-out turnip to ... and Scotland began to make their own versions of Jack's lantern by ... Samhain (Oct 31 – Nov 1), a traditional Gaelic version of Halloween...

Pumpkin Nook : History of the Jack O'Lantern and Stingy Jack

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Jack O'Lanterns and The Tale Of Stingy Jack. The Irish brought the tradition of carving pumpkins into Jack O'Lantern to America. But, the original Jack O'Lantern  ...

Alternative Vegetable Jack-o-Lanterns - Articles - Networx

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Oct 3, 2012 ... He carved a turnip into a lantern and became known as “Jack O' the ... as Hubbard and Kabocha make for great alternatives to the traditional ...