Sunday, April 5, 2015
1. Germans who settled in the Pennsylvania Dutch area told tales of the "Osterhas," which refers to a hare, not a rabbit.
2. Pre-Christian pagans worshipped Eostre, the goddess of Spring, whose symbol was a hare.
3. The first story of a rabbit (later named the “Easter Bunny”) hiding eggs in a garden was published in 1680.