Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Ohio's Tarleton Cross was to Scare Evil Spirits on May 1 Beltane

 

Ohio's Tarleton Cross was to Scare Evil Spirits on May 1 Beltane



SUN AND FIRE SYMBOLISM.
Some of the emblems of the sun and of the swastika as a fire symbol and the wheel are in use in some countries to this day as a preservative against fire. it is still the custom of the people on the eve of Mayday to I take two short pieces of wood and nail them in this form X over the door of a house or stable, removing the one of the previous year. On inquiry why this was done, the reply was, "To scare the witches or the evil spirits away." H. G. M. A.