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Title:
History and hauntings of the Halloween Capital
Author:
Orcutt, Roxy, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition: September 2014.
Publication Information:
St. Cloud, Minnesota : North Star Press of St Cloud, Inc. 2014.
Physical Description:
xix, 94 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
History and Hauntings of the Halloween Capital takes a look into why the small village of Anoka, Minnesota, has been declared to be The Halloween Capital of the World.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: The Halloween Honey's Paranormal Playground -- Welcome to The Halloween Capital of the World -- The Land of Ghosts -- On Both Sides: A Brief History of Anoka Before 1920 -- Mischief and Mayhem -- The Formative Years of Anoka Halloween -- Forest Hills Cemetery and the Gray Ghost -- Patting Themselves On the Back -- Anoka Halloween's Bridge to the Great Depression -- The 1930s -- The Very First Anoka Halloween Button -- Anoka State Hospital -- The Pumpkin Bowl and The Dating Game -- Modern Halloween Celebrations -- The Grand Day Parade -- Halloween Tragedy and Controversy -- Identity and Party Papers & Costumes -- Colonial Hall -- Tell No Tales -- Why Would You Want to Leave?
ISBN:
9780878397747
Format :
Book