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Baseball in SavageUnidentified group playing baseball in downtown Savage.
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Savage DepotA winter view of the restored Savage Depot 2019. This station has been moved twice from its original location. In 1973 it was moved to Murphy's Landing in Shakopee and then it was moved back to Savage in 2006. The book "The Chicago And Northwestern In Minnesota" (Luecke, 1990) claims this station was built in 1883.
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Savage road crewWorkmen are - Martin Riley, Jim O'Brien, Frank Ries and George Shaefler. Standing on the wagon John Nixon. The location is now Lynn Avenue.
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Crystal Lake School District 102Crystal Lake School District 102, located near the present Ipava Avenue and 165th Street built in the 1880's and torn down 1927. Lakeville School District. Photo compliments of the Lakeville Historical Society.
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Sea Girt Inn Burns 1986March 5, 1986 Minneapolis Star Tribune reports Sea Girt Inn burns down, was landmark in Lakeville.

The Sea Girt Inn, a Lakeville landmark for more than 50 years, burned to the ground Tuesday in a fire of unknown cause...

The Inn, built in 1923, was often used for wedding receptions and other social gatherings. It faced the north end of Orchard Lake and featured a screened-in-portch...

Located in Lakeville, it was near Orchard Gardens.
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Sea Girt Inn burnsMarch, 1986 the popular Sea Girt Inn burns.
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The Sea Girt InnViewed from the lakeside, the Sea Girt Inn on Orchard Lake. I was built in 1923 and destroyed by fire in 1986. Photo compliments of the Lakeville Historical Society.
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Sea Girt Inn 1923 - 1986The Sea Girt Inn was located on the border of Lakeville and Burnsville, in Lakeville.
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Picnic at Sea Girt Inn 1928May 27, 1928 Minneapolis Tribune ad for the Sea Girt Inn at Orchard Lake, 16 miles south on Lyndale Avenue from St. Paul or Minneapolis.
Bathing, Boating, a large dance pavillion and plenty of shade trees offer you the facilities you need for an enjoyable day's outing. Detaile information and rates may be had by calling South 2303. The Sea Girt Inn was in Lakeville near Burnsville's Orchard Gardens.
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Savage opens second liquor storeDecember, 1988 the Savage Review Reports: Savage opens second
Municipal liquor store. It was callled Sunset Liquor Store and was located in Southcross Shoppes east of the intersection of County Roads 93 and 42. Also included in the article is a history of the liquor business in Savage.
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Senator Dan Hall goes to bat for Dan Patch 2018March 30, 2018 - Burnsville Eagan Sun/Thisweek News reports: Senator Dan Hall (R) Burnsville, is so taken with the Dan Patch story he has introduced a bill to name Dan Patch the official State horse. The bill passed unanimously March 21 in the Senate's State Government Finance and Policy and Elections committee. He represents District 56. which includes the city of Savage, where Dan Patch's legacy is celebrated like no where else. The city is named for Marion Savage, who bought the Indiana born Dan Patch in 1902.. he owned 750 acres of farmland near Hamilton (now Savage) where he maintained stables and built two race tracks...
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Allen's Ambulance 1963September 19, 1963 Minnesota Valley Review reports Allen's Dodge has purchased a new vehicle for its ambulance service. They served people in Burnsville, Savage, Shakopee and Prior Lake areas.
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Quinn house burnt for new bank location 1964September 24, 1964 Dakota County Tribune: The old Quinn house on Main and Minnesota Streets in Savage is burnt by the fire department being replaced by the new location of the Savage Bank.
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Close up of Quinn House, SavageSeptember 24, 1964 Dakota County Tribune: The old Quinn house on Main and Minnesota Streets in Savage is burnt by the fire department being replaced by the new location of the Savage Bank.
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ShakopeeShakopee 1910, the County Seat for Savage.
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Shakopee Ball Park 1940sBurnsville played many a ball game vs Shakopee at this park.
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Shakopee High School 1920Savage teens and some from Burnsville (who lived in the area of what is now Judicial Road in Burnsville) attended Shakopee High School.
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Shakopee TheatreNeither Burnsville or Savage had a movie theatre, but Shakopee and Bloomington did. Circa 1960.
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Sakpe statue unveiled downtown 2017The November 29, 2017 Savage Pacer reports - Nearly 200 years later, Chief Sakpe is in Shakopee once again. The City of Shakopee and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community unveiled a statue of the chief in Downtown Shakopee. The statue was originally commissioned by the tribe to be displayed at Mystic Lake Casino. The relief was on one side whereas the full statue of the Chief and his horse on the other.
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Port CargillShip building at Savage.
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Sidewalks in Savage 1904Burnsville news from the Dakota County Tribune - June 3, 1904 includes:

Cement sidewalks being put on municipal streets in Savage.
Tom Foley visits
Veronica Brennan dies....
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Savage BridgeThe Bridge that connected Bloomington and Savage.
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Razors Edge Barbershop once Berrisford storeSide view of the Razors Edge Barbershop, serving Savage over 50 years. This was originally the Berrisford Store moved from Burnsville.
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Stage Coach A side view of the "Stage Coach" on Highway 101 between Savage and Shakopee.
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Razors Edge Barbershop once Berrisford storeFor over 50 years Jens Bohn who died in 2018 proudly defined himself as a Real Barber, at the shop which was once the Berrisford Store in Burnsville.
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Autograph of author Tim Brady - story of Dan Patch and Marion SavageAt the turn of the twentieth century, when horses were everywhere, Dan Patch was among the most famous. His owner, M.W. Savage, made him the nationāˆšs first sports superstar. Tim Brady tells the story of the beloved horse. Includes bonus DVD.
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Significant Savage / Hamilton DatesA time line of events for the community of Hamilton/Savage created by Del Stelling, then editor of the Savage Review and later the Minnesota Valley Review and Sun Newspapers.
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Neisen's bar - SavageInterior of Neisen's at 4851 West 123rd Street, Savage and established in 1999.
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Singewald Roofing 1970sAt one time this building was Savage's Colonial Bakery. The building was torn down and replaced by apartments.
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Smith Martin buys Allen's AmbulanceFollowing the sale of his car dealership, Ed Allen also sold Allen's Ambulance service.
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