Easter Facts
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The original date of Easter was first fixed in 325AD. Good Friday is an official holiday in 12 U.S. states.
Eggs are associated with Easter because they are a symbol of starting new life. It’s believed that eggs have been given to celebrate the spring equinox for more than 2 millennia.
The Easter Bunny tradition made its way to the US in the 18th century. It is believed to have originated in Europe where it was actually the Easter Hare.
Other Easter traditions include wearing Easter bonnets, making Easter baskets and having Easter egg hunts with the kids.
The Annual White House Easter Egg Roll was originally held at the Capitol in the 1870s.

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ou’re not going to believe this one. Around 90 million chocolate bunnies are made for Easter each and every year.
That’s a ton of chocolate for the kids. Jelly beans are also a favorite in the US, with about 16 million eaten at this particular time of year.
The only time Americans eat more candy than Easter is at Halloween.
Hot cross buns are another Easter tradition.
And last but not least, the largest Easter egg ever made was around 9,000 pounds.
It needed a steel frame for internal support and I’m sure it took a few people to eat it.