Ohio Memory has published a new post, “The Second Month, The Second Day: Groundhog Day”
By the time you read this, Buckeye Chuck will have emerged from his burrow in Marion, Ohio, to predict the timing of spring’s arrival. If he saw his shadow, we can take it as a sign that spring weather is still six weeks away. No shadow? Spring is here, at least according to Chuck. But where did this tradition come from, and how did the groundhog come to be seen as a weather expert? […]
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