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1973 - Dan Patch Days Button design for the annual event honoring Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage.
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1975 - Dan Patch DaysButton design for the annual event honoring Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage.
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2006 - Dan Patch Days Button design for the annual event honoring Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage.
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2011 - Dan Patch Days Button design for the annual event honoring Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage.
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2012 - Dan Patch Days Button design for the annual event honoring Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage.
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Dan Patch Parade 2015The Annual Community events remembers Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage.
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Dan Patch Days parade 2015Annual parade honors the race horse Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage, who the town is named after.
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2016 = Dan Patch Days Button design for the annual event honoring Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage.
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Dan Patch Days 2016Dan Patch parade 2016.
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2017 - Dan Patch Days Button design for the annual event honoring Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage.
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Dan Patch Days 20182018 Dan Patch Parade.
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2019 - Dan Patch Days button The 2019 Dan Patch Days button.
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Minor Heir and Dan PatchSketch shows the two horses at the Savage farm in Savage.
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Dan Patch Days (undated)Ben and Grace Morlock, lead the Dan Patch Parade.
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Savage Historic BlanketA sketch of the design used for the Savage Historic blanket.
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2015 - Dan Patch DaysButton design for the annual event honoring Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage.
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Marion Savage and Dan Patch sculpture 2018The Statue of Marion Savage and Dan Patch unveiled at the Savage Library June 24, 2018.
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2013 - Dan Patch Days Button design for the annual event honoring Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage.
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2010 Dan Patch Days Button design for the annual event honoring Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage.
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Dan PatchA Dan Patch poster noting his record time at the Minnesota State Fair.
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The Dan Patch projectTwo historic photos have been used to create the Dan Patch Project masthead.

About the Dan Patch Project

The Dan Patch Project is a group of volunteers who, together with renown equine sculptor Alexa King and fiscal sponsor Springboard for the Arts, are working to install permanent bronze sculptures of Dan Patch at the west end of the Minnesota State Fair’s Grandstand and of the horse and M.W. Savage at the City of Savage’s Public Library. The group’s goal is to commemorate the 110-year anniversary of the great horse’s record setting pace at the 1906 Minnesota State Fair.
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Dan Patch Days 2017Ad for the Annual Dan Patch celebration in Savage.
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2006 - A special Dan Patch Days Celebration 100th anniversaryThe yearly celebration remembers Dan Patch and his owner Marion Savage. The button for 2006 marked the 100th anniversary of the famous Dan Patch Race at the Minnesota State Fair.
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Dan Patch recognized in License plateDEDevin Jacobsen donated this special license plate to the Savage Historical Society. It recognizes Dan Patch record race of 1:55. and can be found at the Savage Library.
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Dan Patch Days 2006Enlargement of the 100th Birthday of Dan Patch "button" for Dan Patch Days.
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Dan Patch Days 2018The Annual Dan Patch parade, 2018. Marion Savage with Dan.
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Dan Patch program 1954Cover of the 1954 Dan Patch Days program.
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Dan Patch Newsletter Spring 2018Number 48, Spring 2018 - Dan Patch and M.W. Savage Statue unveiling June 24, 2018, Dan Patch Days June 21 - 24, A list of new and renewing members, In memory of Jens Bohn, Joe Cade, Rob Fendler and Nancy Allen retire from Board and Annual Meeting July 18,2018.
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Legislature funds Dan Patch Statue 2017June 24, 2017 Savage Pacer reports: The state Legislature voted to give $75,000 to Savage to build a statue honoring the famous race horse Dan Patch, whose owner is the man after which the city is named. The City will pay the remaining $25,000 cost.
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Savage Library - Heritage ArtworkWithin the Savage Library is the Heritage Room established as a joint partnership between the library system, the City of Savage and the Dan Patch Historical Society in 1997. Throughout the building you will find art depicting Dan Patch, Savage and Scott County History. Shown is a picture of Dan Patch and a Dan Patch plate.
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