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  • The Druids also dressed up in costumes that were made from animal heads and skins.When they were finished with the Samhain celebrations, the Celts re-lit the fires in their homes from the flames of those sacred bonfires.
  • The Romans eventually conquered the territory where the Celts lived, and the tradition of observing Samhain was eventually combined with two Roman celebrations.
  • The Samhain celebration included fortune telling, the lighting of bonfires and the tossing of animal bones and items from the harvest onto these fires.
  • The purpose of the celebration of Samhain was to honor the harvest and mark the beginning of the winter, also known as the "time with little sun."
  • This festival, celebrated each year by children and adults in the United States, is based on an ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain.