The history of witches riding broomstick

The evil green-skinned witch flying on her magic broomstick may be a Halloween icon—and a well-worn stereotype. But the actual history behind how witches came to be associated with such an everyday household object is anything but dull. It’s not clear exactly when the broom itself was first invented, but the act of sweeping goes back…… Continue reading The history of witches riding broomstick