Groundhog (Wiarton Willie)
Designer: Dave Robinson
When Built: 1996
To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Wiarton Willie's prognostications.
Actual name of the statue is "Willie Emerging." Wiarton Willie is the name of the groundhog which predicts when spring will arrive each February 2.
The Wiarton Lions Club commissioned the statue.
Information Source: Town of Wiarton
Picture Source: Postcard from Town of Wiarton