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Halloween Decorating and Party Ideas from the 1910s

Throwing a Halloween party? Sure, you can search Pinterest for cute ideas like most everyone. Or you can browse the pages of The Ladies’ Home Journal in the 1910s! I’ve posted some of the pages I found, as well as old … Continue reading

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Victorian Spirit Rapping

I was doing a little research on Victorian spiritualism a few weeks ago when I came across something called “spirit rapping.”  Curious, I ran a search on the subject and found Spirit Rapping Unveiled! published in 1855 and written by Hiram … Continue reading

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Super Creepy British Superstitions that I Found in a Book Published in 1787

Dear Gentle Reader, I have a Victorian romance How To Impress A Marquess coming out on November 1st.  To this end, I’m making an effort to promote my work.  I’ve made an agreement with myself to write more posts about … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween from 1832

The following are excerpts from The Book of Days for 1832. There is perhaps no night in the year which the popular imagination has stamped with a more peculiar character than the evening of the 31st of October, known as … Continue reading

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