It has many names, but around upstate New York and Vermont the night before Halloween was called Cabbage Night. A night during which young people play pranks and do mischief in their neighborhoods. From what I've been told, it's most popular in pockets where Irish and Scottish immigration was common — which means, as most of these immigrants would be found in the Northeast, that this night was far more common here than it would be in the South or Midwest.
Homework for Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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