March 30, 2013

Did You Know. . .

that the the word Easter gets its name from Pesach which is the Hebrew name for Passover?

that the Easter Bunny symbol came from the Pagan festival of Eastre?  The Anglo-Saxons worshiped the goddess, Eastre, who was represented by her earthly symbol, the rabbit.

that the first Easter baskets were made to look like bird nests?

that the Easter egg represents life or rebirth?

that Easter parades began in the mid 1800's as a way for upper society to show off their Easter finery after going to their church services?

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