John Chapman, often called Johnny Appleseed, was an American pioneer nurseryman who introduced apple trees to large parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, including the northern counties of present day West Virginia. He became an American legend while still alive, due to his kind, generous ways, his leadership in conservation, and the symbolic importance [...]
From Wikipedia: Apple Day is an annual celebration, held on October 21 each year, of apples and orchards. It is celebrated mainly in the United Kingdom. Apple Day was initiated by Common Ground in 1990 and has been celebrated in each subsequent year by people organizing hundreds of local events. Common Ground describe the day as a way of celebrating and demonstrating that [...]
A great article from the Irish Independent with classic, traditional Halloween games including apple bobbing, Ghost Stories and Bairín Breac. Image from the article.
Here are three traditional Halloween activities and games including trick or treating and apple bobbing.
Sources of the images are as follows:
Johnny Appleseed was born on 26th September 1774 who planted and supplied apple trees to much of the United States of America. Although lots of people think that he is a fictional character, he was a real person. Apples make a great theme at this time of the year. Generally, it is around the time of Rosh Hashannah, [...]