News 12 Then: Halloween 30 years ago


CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Halloween hasn’t changed much over the years.

Sure, trick or treating isn’t as free and open as it used to be.

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And we now have Truck or Treating & fall festivals to challenge All Hallow’s Eve.

But basically, we still have kids dressing up and young adults screaming their way through haunted houses.

So we’ve got two stories for you from 1986 to show you how your parents did it back in the day.

First, a trip to the costume store to see what was popular 30 years ago.

In 2016, adults may sneer at teens for going to those awful haunted houses.

But don’t be fooled. They went to them too.

Here is a look back at the Jaycees Creepy Caverns (complete with a chainsaw wheeling maniac).