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Groundhog Day - Celebrate it Weather Weenie Style! - GeekMom
Want a geeky roadtrip? I'd argue there's little geekier than trekking to one of the U.S. or Canadian communities that celebrate Groundhog Day on February 2nd.For those unfamiliar, the legend of Groundhog Day dates back to European folklore, where farmers relied on the emergence of small ground animals (in addition to groundhogs, there are records of badgers and hedgehogs) to signal the end of the winter. In the United States, the first records of the groundhog legend dates back to the Pennsylvania "Dutch" in the 18th century and even today Groundhog Day is widely recognized among the Amish.