Past to Present Plow Days  We missed it this year, hope to make it next year!  (Photo by Matthew Triponey of The Punxsutawney Spirit)

Past to Present Plow Days We missed it this year, hope to make it next year! (Photo by Matthew Triponey of The Punxsutawney Spirit)

Punxsutawney Spirit, 1898-06-22 :: Mengle Memorial Library Jefferson County Punxsutawney Spirit Collection

Punxsutawney Spirit, 1898-06-22 :: Mengle Memorial Library Jefferson County Punxsutawney Spirit Collection

The celebration of #GroundhogDay began with Pennsylvania's earliest settlers. They brought with them the legend of Candlemas Day, which states, "For as the sun shines on Candlemas Day, so far will the snow swirl in May..."

The celebration of #GroundhogDay began with Pennsylvania's earliest settlers. They brought with them the legend of Candlemas Day, which states, "For as the sun shines on Candlemas Day, so far will the snow swirl in May..."

Front pg. of the Punxsutawney Spirit.

Front pg. of the Punxsutawney Spirit.

Alex in the Punxsutawney spirit for winning the golf championship.

Alex in the Punxsutawney spirit for winning the golf championship.

Punxsutawney Spirit of Alex and his class mates in 1st grade.

Punxsutawney Spirit of Alex and his class mates in 1st grade.

Punxsutawney Spirit on Alex Shumaker drummer and Brody Kolash Photographer for Relay for Life in DuBois City Park.

Punxsutawney Spirit on Alex Shumaker drummer and Brody Kolash Photographer for Relay for Life in DuBois City Park.

The first official Groundhog Day was celebrated on February 2, 1886 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, with a proclamation in The Punxsutawney Spirit by the newspaper's editor, Clymer Freas: "Today is groundhog day and up to the time of going to press the beast has not seen its shadow." The legendary first Groundhog Day trip to Gobbler's Knob was made the following year by a group of spirited groundhog hunters who dubbed themselves "The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club."

The science behind Groundhog Day (Hint: There isn't any.)

The first official Groundhog Day was celebrated on February 2, 1886 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, with a proclamation in The Punxsutawney Spirit by the newspaper's editor, Clymer Freas: "Today is groundhog day and up to the time of going to press the beast has not seen its shadow." The legendary first Groundhog Day trip to Gobbler's Knob was made the following year by a group of spirited groundhog hunters who dubbed themselves "The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club."

Music, Art & Culture: Will Blackhawks' Winger Patrick Kane Defeat Rape Charges in Buffalo?

Music, Art & Culture: Will Blackhawks' Winger Patrick Kane Defeat Rape Charges in Buffalo?

Yummies for Imbolc. How would I do this? Cupcakes for the candle base? A more glaze-y frosting. Use chocolate to make the flames.

Yummies for Imbolc. How would I do this? Cupcakes for the candle base? A more glaze-y frosting. Use chocolate to make the flames.

The Spirit of Punxsutawney Groundhog Day VHS

The Spirit of Punxsutawney Groundhog Day VHS

Groundhog Day,The Spirit,Book Jacket

5+Writers+Quotes+To+Keep+You+Inspired+Until+Spring

5 Writers' Quotes To Keep You Inspired Until Spring

Do You Remember? What is it about this music? Gaelic folk songs tend to touch our hearts and make our spirits soar. Even when the meaning of the words is unknown, the singer and the song res…

Do You Remember? What is it about this music? Gaelic folk songs tend to touch our hearts and make our spirits soar. Even when the meaning of the words is unknown, the singer and the song res…

Honey Badger Plans

Honey Badger Plans

Funny pictures about Honey Badger Plans. Oh, and cool pics about Honey Badger Plans. Also, Honey Badger Plans photos.

Punxsutawney Spirit, 1900-07-25 :: Mengle Memorial Library Jefferson County Punxsutawney Spirit Collection

Punxsutawney Spirit, 1900-07-25 :: Mengle Memorial Library Jefferson County Punxsutawney Spirit Collection

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