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  • ssultonia
    The first official trek to Gobbler s Knob was made in 1887. He saw his shadow and predicted 6 more weeks of winter. It wasn t until 1916 that the first films
    Message 1 of 7 , Feb 5, 2007
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      The first official trek to Gobbler's Knob was made in 1887.
      He saw his shadow and predicted 6 more weeks of winter. It wasn't
      until 1916 that the first films of the event were made.
      Regards,
      Bill (a Punxsutawney native)


      --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, Matchett <wmatchett@...> wrote:
      >
      > Greg, What year did Groundhog Day begin? Julia
      > >
      > > My wife's great uncle, William Orlando Smith got Groundhound Day
      > > declared a
      > > National Holiday in his tenure as Pennsylvania Congressman.
      > >
      > > Puxsutawney Phil just announced it will be a short winter.
      > >
      > > Just for fun and adding an Eastern European twist this year.
      > >
      > > The announcement was made with Pennsylvania Polka playing in the
      > > background.
      > >
      > > God bless William Orlando Smith!
      > >
      > > God bless Puxsutawney Phil!
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
    • Don Havlicek
      Punxsutawney Phil is an unusually adept prognosticator. If he sees his shadow, there will be 6 more weeks of winter. If he doesn t see his shadow, there will
      Message 2 of 7 , Feb 5, 2007
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        Punxsutawney Phil is an unusually adept prognosticator.
        If he sees his shadow, there will be 6 more weeks of winter.
        If he doesn't see his shadow, there will be 6 more weeks of winter.
        Terrific dude.
        Don Havlicek

        ssultonia wrote:

        > The first official trek to Gobbler's Knob was made in 1887.
        > He saw his shadow and predicted 6 more weeks of winter. It wasn't
        > until 1916 that the first films of the event were made.
        > Regards,
        > Bill (a Punxsutawney native)
        >
        > --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
        > <mailto:Slovak-World%40yahoogroups.com>, Matchett <wmatchett@...> wrote:
        > >
        > > Greg, What year did Groundhog Day begin? Julia
        > > >
        > > > My wife's great uncle, William Orlando Smith got Groundhound Day
        > > > declared a
        > > > National Holiday in his tenure as Pennsylvania Congressman.
        > > >
        > > > Puxsutawney Phil just announced it will be a short winter.
        > > >
        > > > Just for fun and adding an Eastern European twist this year.
        > > >
        > > > The announcement was made with Pennsylvania Polka playing in the
        > > > background.
        > > >
        > > > God bless William Orlando Smith!
        > > >
        > > > God bless Puxsutawney Phil!
        > >
        > >
        > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        > >
        >
        >




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