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This blog is maintained by the staff of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center and features highlights from the collections at DigitalNC, an online library of primary sources from institutions across North Carolina.

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Groundhog Day 100 Years Ago

This morning I looked through the North Carolina Newspapers collection to see how early I could find a mention of Groundhog Day. The oldest piece I found is this one, from the Sylvan Valley News in Brevard, published on February 5, 1904:

I also liked this piece, from the Winston Sentinel, reprinted in the Mebane Leader on February 9, 1911, with a great reference to “his hogship”:

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