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Hanover Avenue and Strawberry Street

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Hanover Avenue and Strawberry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 649-0711 http://www.thevalentine.org/calendar/halloween-history-tour

October 2018

Halloween History on Hanover Walking Tour

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hanover Avenue and Strawberry Street, Hanover Avenue and Strawberry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Modern Halloween boasts costumes, decorations and candy; yet, its origins lie in an ancient Celtic holiday and in Catholic All Hallows’ celebrations. Learn how the history evolved from early colonial practices and “play parties” held after the American Revolution, and how the immigrants in the mid-1800s influenced the way Richmonders celebrate in the 21st century. Meet at Hanover Avenue and Strawberry Street.

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