Saturday, October 31, 2015


WHEN I WAS A KID, A LOT OF HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS AROUND THE HOUSE WERE FROM THE BEISTLE COMPANY.  Martin Luther Beistle founded his company in 1900 and beginning in 1921 they began producing what would become some of the most fondly-remembered and biggest-selling Halloween decorations in the country.  Every October, my mother would bring out the old Halloween decorations I loved so well - I'm assuming these were from the 1950s and 1960s and many were made by the Beistle Company.  Here are those iconic Halloween decorations of yore. . .

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