A 1954 illustration in The Daily Herald gave the people of the Mississippi Coast a comic idea of what a groundhog looks like. Every Feb. 2, the groundhog is supposed to pop out of its hibernation burrow. Seeing its shadow, which happens most years, portends six more weeks of winter. No shadow means an early spring nationwide.
A 1954 illustration in The Daily Herald gave the people of the Mississippi Coast a comic idea of what a groundhog looks like. Every Feb. 2, the groundhog is supposed to pop out of its hibernation burrow. Seeing its shadow, which happens most years, portends six more weeks of winter. No shadow means an early spring nationwide. The Daily Herald/Feb. 2, 1954 edition
A 1954 illustration in The Daily Herald gave the people of the Mississippi Coast a comic idea of what a groundhog looks like. Every Feb. 2, the groundhog is supposed to pop out of its hibernation burrow. Seeing its shadow, which happens most years, portends six more weeks of winter. No shadow means an early spring nationwide. The Daily Herald/Feb. 2, 1954 edition

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