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Pat Jerde 2017Pat Jerde, along with other volunteers prepare for the October 5, 2017 Photo Exhibit - "The Burnsville Historical Society does the Digital Thing." The exhibit tied into the most recent update of the Society's website to include over 5000 photos.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitCouncil member Cara Schulz does a "selfie" at the Burnsville Historical Society's October 5, 2017 opening of its photo exhibit.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 Exhibit35 W (now) was Lyndale Avenue (then). Photos from 1953 and 2017 show the exact same views of the freeway in 1953 and today.
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Scale model of Ames GalleryAs the Burnsville Historical Society prepares for its fall 2017 exhibit at the Ames Center Gallery, a scale model of the room has been created so the volunteer production team can plan out placement.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitA portion of the 2017 photo exhibit created by the Burnsville Historical Society tells the story of bridges such as Lyndale, 35 W, Billy Goat and Cedar Avenue.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitCouncil member Cara Schulz views the map display at the Burnsville Historical Society's October 5, 2017 opening of its photo exhibit.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitDuring the October 5, 2017 opening of the Historical Society's exhibit, Curtis Miller, a history teacher at Wayzata East Middle School happened to be at the Ames Center for another event. The first photo he saw was Oscar Dally and responded with - "I grew up at Crystal Lake and was always at his store."
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitWayzata History Teacher Curtis Miller was at another event at the Ames Center October 5, 2017 when he discovered is was a photo history of Burnsville. The irony, he grew up at Crystal Lake and recognized the photo of Oscar Dally. Here he and Jeff Jerde of the Historical Society talk Crystal Lake memories.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitA portion of the Historical Society's 2017 photo exhibit at the Ames Center features Entertainment in Burnsville including: Wednesday in the Park, All that Jazz, The Garage teen entertainment center, the Fire Muster, the Burnsville Center and Burnsville Bowl.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitThe evolution of Independent School District 191 and a brief biography of early teacher Anastasia McNamara (Kearney) was featured in the education portion of the Historical Society's photo exhibit.
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Jeff and Pat Jerde 2017Jeff and Pat Jerde, along with other volunteers prepare for the October 5, 2017 Photo Exhibit - "The Burnsville Historical Society does the Digital Thing." The exhibit tied into the most recent update of the Society's website to include over 5000 photos.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017The entry to the Ames Center Gallery October 5, 2017 for the opening of the Historical Society's photo exhibit.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitOctober 2, 2017 volunteers began setting up the 2017 Historical Society photo exhibit at the Ames Center. The exhibit titled THE BURNSVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY DOES THE DIGITAL THING ties into the update of its website to include over 5000 photos and documents.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitOctober 2, 2017 volunteers began setting up the 2017 Historical Society photo exhibit at the Ames Center. The exhibit titled THE BURNSVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY DOES THE DIGITAL THING ties into the update of its website to include over 5000 photos and documents.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitPreparation begins for the Burnsville Historical Society's 2017 photo exhibit at the Ames Center.
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2017 Burnsville Historical Society exhibitOctober 5, 2017 - the Photo Exhibit The Burnsville Historical Society Does the Digital Thing began. Prior to the event volunteer members selected photos from a collection of over 5000 to exhibit.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitWith Burnsville initially being a farming community, one of the walls at the 2017 Burnsville Historical Society photo exhibit recalls farm life in Burnsville.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitThe Gelhar's with Mary Pat Kelleher. Joe, who owns Joe's Home Repair and Remodeling, lives on the corner of Judicial Road and Williams Drive, on your near the spot where the Berrisford Store and St. John the Baptist Church stood. Also early maps show some of the Byrne family living in that same area.
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Godan Nambudiripad, Mary Pat Kelleher, Pat Jerde Burnsville Historical Society 2017Burnsville Historical Society volunteers Godan, Mary Pat and Pat begin working hanging photos for the 2017 Photo exhibit at the Ames Center.
Title: Burnsville Historical Society, We're doing the digital thing ties into the celebration of the update of the website to include over 5000 photos.
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Godan Nambudiripad and Pat Jerde Burnsville Historical Society 2017Godan, Pat and other volunteers begin set-up of the 2017 Burnsville Historical Society photo exhibit at the Ames Center.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitPeter Jerde and Godan Nambudiripad watch as Jeff and Pat Jerde hang maps for the 2017 History exhibit at the Ames Center.
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History Group mixes gallery show and online archive 2017The Burnsville Sun/Thisweek news October 6, 2017 interviews historical society volunteer Jack Kennelly about the 2017 photo exhibit at the Ames Center titled: The Burnsville Historical Society does the Digital Thing." The 2016 - 2017 emphasis of the historical society is updating its website to include more photos and files of articles about Burnsville. At the time of the exhibit, the site contained over 5000 files. Also interviewed was former Savage resident Terry Kearney whose great grandparents (McNamara/Kearney) were pioneers of Burnsville. Kearney shared his personal online photo files of over 3000 photos for selection.
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Burnsville Historical Society photo exhibit 2017To celebrate the update of our website and reaching 5000 photos online, the Historical Society created a photo exhibit or some of our
favorites. The showing took place at the Ames Center and was called The Burnsville Historical Society is doing the Digital Thing.
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Mary Pat Kelleher with her mother and friends 2017This feature wall photo of Burnsville women friends includes Mary Pat's mother. Mary Pat is shown enjoying the fun. Those in the original photo are: Christine Gerdesmeirer, Maye Fahey, Edna O'Brian, Margaret Hayes,Helen Kelleher and Clara Kearney. Burnsville Farm during WWII.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitWelcome to our exhibit sign at the Ames Center October, 2017.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitVolunteer Godan Nambudiripad speaks with one of the visitors at the October 5, 2017 opening night of the Society's photo exhibit at the Ames Center.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitVolunteer Len Nachman, involved with Burnsville History since 1976 talks with visitors at the October 5, 2017 opening night of the Historical Society's exhibit at the Ames Center.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitA portion of one of the display walls at the Historical Society's exhibit which opened October 5, 2017. The lead photo is early business man Oscar Dally.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitA portion of the Burnsville Historical Society's 2017 photo exhibit highlights Parks and Entertainment.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitCousins Jack Kennelly and Pat Ryan Yost, grandchildren of Walter and Rose Kennelly who farmed in Burnsville.
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