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Fact #34

In today’s fact we learn about Jack-O-Lanterns! Mr. Toes teaches us where the first Jack-O-Lanterns were carved, and what they used instead of pumpkins.

The Fact a Day:
Did you know that…Jack-O-Lantern carving originally started in Ireland and was brought to the United States by Irish immigrants. Originally they used large turnips or potatoes instead of pumpkins.

Fact References:

  2. Jack-o-Lantern – Strange History Book

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