February 2, 1887 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania the first Groundhog Day is observed. The tradition is based on folklore brought from Europe by German immigrants. It also bears similarities to the Pagan festival of Imbolc, the seasonal turning point of the Celtic calendar, which is celebrated on February 1 and also involves weather prognostication
Spending Groundhog Day with Punxsutawney Phil [Video
Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania - the home of Phil the Ground Hog, and in the news every Feb.2...... My husband and I went here in 2002 to celebrate Ground Hogs Day! What a great time we had with lots of awesome memories!
First stop on road trip, Punxsutawney, PA. Gonna see Phil.
Punxsutawney Groundhog Day Road Trip Pennsylvania | Official Travel Guide
The U.S. Open is golf’s ultimate exam. And with play about to begin, we’ve got lots of questions. Here are the six that weigh most heavily on our minds. With all due respect to Punxsutawney Phil, the famous shadow-watching Pennsylvania groundhog, this is the biggest Phil-related weather...