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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack-o%27-lantern

A jack-o'-lantern (or jack o'lantern) is a carved pumpkin or turnip lantern, associated with the ... It is common to see jack-o'-lanterns on doorsteps and otherwise used as ... The carving of vegetables has been a common practice in many parts of the ... that the custom of making jack-o'-lanterns at Halloween began in Ireland.

www.answers.com/Q/What_vegetable_did_Irish_and_scottish_children_use_for_making_jack-o-lanterns_instead_of_pumpkins

What vegetable did Irish and scottish children use for making jack-o-lanterns instead of pumpkins? ... The Irish carved Jack-O-Lanterns out of what vegetable?

www.history.com/topics/halloween/jack-olantern-history

Find out more about the history of History of the Jack O' Lantern, including videos ... Irish immigrants brought the tradition to America, home of the pumpkin, and it ... People have been making jack-o'-lanterns at Halloween for centuries. ... he convinced the Devil to turn himself into a coin that Jack could use to buy their drinks.

www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/original-irish-jack-o-lanterns-were-truly-horrifying-and-made-of-turnips

Feb 16, 2017 ... The Jack-o-Lantern story comes from Irish myth and folklore. ... This legend is why people in Ireland and Scotland began to make their own versions ... Once this became a Halloween tradition, Jack-o-Lanterns were used as guides for ... When the Irish and Scots immigrated to America, bringing the tradition ...

www.themarysue.com/irish-jack-o-lanterns

Oct 31, 2014 ... SMILE, KIDS ... Because the Jack-O-Lanterns of 19th century Ireland—carved out of ... had heard of pumpkins yet—were horrifying monster vegetables. ... when he did die, heaven didn't want him either, because he was still kind of a dick. ... It wasn't until Irish and Scottish immigrants came to North America ...

www.pumpkinnook.com/facts/jack.htm

The Irish brought the tradition of carving pumpkins into Jack O'Lantern to America . But, the original Jack O'Lantern was not a pumpkin. Pumpkins did not exist in Ireland. Ancient Celtic cultures in Ireland carved turnips on All Hallow's Eve, and placed an ... So they used pumpkins for Jack O'Lanterns. ... Kid's Playhouses ...

munchies.vice.com/en_us/article/pgx58g/evil-irish-turnips-were-the-original-jack-o-lanterns

Oct 30, 2014 ... Before pumpkins, turnips were the spooky lantern vegetable of choice—all ... How-To: Make a Candied Cornhole with Justin Symbol ... It's presumed that the Irish then brought the legend of jack-o'-lantern with them. ... Children in Ireland and Scotland also used them, supposedly, as a lantern to help guide ...

www.annieandre.com/carve-scary-turnip-jack-olantern-halloween-not-pumpkin

Don't Carve A Pumpkin For Halloween- Carve A Turnip Jack O'Lantern ... Carve a Turnip Jack O'Lantern for Halloween just like the Irish, Scots and Brits used to before ... to see if I could find a pumpkin patch to take my kids to in the south of France. ... I did however discover something about the tradition of carving pumpkin ...

www.learn2grow.com/gardeningguides/seasonalgardening/holiday/HalloweenPlantsLore.aspx

Some fruits, herbs, trees and vegetables were even thought to have magical properties. ... This creepy giant jack-o'-lantern at Longwood Gardens definitely has more ... The plants historically linked to Halloween were most often used to ward off ... The Irish, Scots and English carved faces into turnips, rutabagas, potatoes ...