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The history of a 1940s Halloween prank in Scottsdale

If you drive by way of Old Town on Halloween weekend, think about a time when the one paved streets in Scottsdale have been brief stretches of Main Street and Brown, Indian School and Scottsdale roads. Then think about a blacksmith store the place the Sugar Bowl is immediately. And lastly, think about an outhouse sitting in the center of Scottsdale Road and Main Street the morning after Halloween.

That’s what really occurred a number of occasions in the course of the 1940s.

Halloween was a lot of enjoyable, nevertheless it wasn’t practically as restrictive as immediately. Everyone knew everyone in city, so nobody anxious about strangers harming the younger folks going door to door. 

The youngsters didn’t actually go trick-or-treating as a result of the farms have been too far aside and there have been only a few homes in city. The little youngsters simply preferred to point out off their costumes, despite the fact that most of the costumes consisted of a mattress sheet with holes minimize out for eyes. Some youngsters wore masks. 

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