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WJLA, October 04, 2012

PHOTOS: Halloween images and origins

Witches, black cats, bats and monsters – all of these things scream Halloween! But why? Brush up on your haunted history skills as you click through the holiday’s most iconic images.

 

Witches

When Christians attempted to eradicate the Pagan religion, its followers were branded as witches and were forced into hiding.

(Photo: “Double Double Toil and Trouble” © 2005 by Arbron via Creative Commons/WJLA) of fullscreen mode

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