Tag: Easter egg folklore

Easter Folklore: Spring Festivals and Forecasts

With the renewal of the natural world in spring comes the celebration of Easter, when many ancient traditions are still kept alive today.

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A Forest of Folklore: The Easter Egg Tree

Eggs—long symbols of fertility, rebirth, and love—inundate just-budded trees throughout eastern Pennsylvania each spring. While most states celebrate Easter with rabbit figurines, church festivals, and large baskets filled with chocolate gifts, “Easter…

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The Folklore of Eggs: Their Mystical, Powerful Symbolism

For millennia and across the world, the egg has been a powerful symbol, representing the earth, fertility and resurrection.

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