19th Century Superstitions and Old Wives Tales
Nov 18, 2012
from 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
|Where||Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site|
|Contact Name||Adam Arnold|
|Contact Phone||(936) 878-2214 x224|
Bad luck, omens and weird coincidences, superstitions and old wives’ tales still add some color to our lives; a lot of them are laughed off as nonsense, but there are some that seem to be, at least in part, legitimate. In the 1800s superstitions and old wives’ tales held much more sway over society. On November 18th we’ll look at some these tales and try to see why they had power over the people.