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Spring Valley InnLocated on Highway 101 outside of Savage. July 6, 1972 Dakota County Tribune - profiled the Spur Cafe, Savage. Likely a paid ad.

In 2020 - The Spur Cafe building is still on Highway 13 frontage road in front of Leitchman property. And by the tarp place and Marti's auto.The restaurant is closed but little motel connected and behind is still open & called the "Spring Valley Inn".
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Profile Spur Cafe SavageJuly 6, 1972 Dakota County Tribune - profile of Spur Cafe, Savage. Likely a paid ad.

In 2020 - The Spur Cafe building is still on Highway 13 frontage road in front of Leitchman property. And by the tarp place and Marti's auto.The restaurant is closed but little motel connected and behind is still open & called the "Spring Valley Inn" !!
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Who owns the square in Savage?February 8, 1959 - MInneapolis Star Tribune - Who owns the square, the village of Savage or George Allen Sr?
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The Stage coachThe Burnsville 76 Community History Book page 48 tells the story of the Stage coach Museum on Highway 101 between Savage and Shakopee. Portions of the building still stand as a reminder of the Museum and later theatre which was owned by Ozzie Klavistead and his wife Marie.
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Stagecoach Opera House re-opens with classic comedy 1981August 18, 1981 the Burnsville Sun reports: Friends of the Stagecoach Opera House, numbering in the hundreds over the years, will be delighted to know that the famous summer entertainment center has recently re-opened with a program of year round theatre fare... The Stagecoach Opera House was purchased earlier this summer by Cal and Cheryl Hotzler of Prior Lake, who took over the well known complex from Ozzie and Marie Klavestad the original owners and founders...
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The Stage CoachThe Stage Coach located between Savage and Shakopee circa 1980.
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The Stage CoachLocated between Savage and Shakopee, a 1980s photo.
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The Stage CoachAn old west building and museum located outside of Savage on Highway 101 on the way to Shakopee.
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The Stage coachThe original purpose of the Stage Coach between Hamilton (now Savage) and Shakopee.
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Stage Coach The Stage Coach as an opera house on the border of Savage and Shakopee.
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The Stage coachAn old west building and museum located outside of Savage on Highway 101 on the way to Shakopee.
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The Stagecoach InnMay 7, 1970 Stagecoach Inn between Savage and Shakopee.
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The StagecocahThe Stagecoach between Savage and Shakopee, the ending, November 28, 1996 Minneapolis Star Tribune.
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Dan Patch Electric Line between Savage and BloomingtonJune 24, 1910 Minneapolis Star Tribune archives:

The rail having crews of the Dan Patch line has reached Bloomington completing almost seven miles of track from Savage...
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Oil burning at Richards Oil CompanyApril 1, 1963 Minneapolis Tribune:

The sky over Savage, Minnesota was blackened Sunday by smoke billowing upward from one million gallons of oil burning at the Richards Oil Company...
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Grand opening at Antler's ParkJuly 15, 1911 Minneapolis Tribune: Minnesota's Beauty Spot on Lake Marion....

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The Stagecoach InnMay 16, 1970 ad for the Stagecoach Inn between Savage and Shakopee.
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Antler's Park Beauty spotApril 10, 1919 MInneapolis Tribune:

Lake Marion Nook destined to become famous Minnesota Resort.
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Antler's Park AuctionApril, 1974 Auction at Antler's Park.
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1954 Dan Patch DaysAugust 1, 1954 Dan Patch Days photos.
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The StagecocahThe Stagecoach between Savage and Shakopee, August 22, 1965 Minneapolis Tribune photo.
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Egan's picnic grounds - Hidden ValleyAugust 6,1944 ad for Egan's picnic grounds, later known as Hidden Valley.
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Dan Patch Days 1953August 9, 1953 Dan Patch Days article, Minneapolis Tribune.
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Ski at Hidden ValleyDecember 7, 1952, you can ski at Hidden Valley, Savage.
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Jan. 26, 1941 Story on Harold SavageHarold Savage was the son of Marion Savage, owner of Dan Patch. The city of Savage is named after Marion Savage.
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Bridge to span Minnesota River near Hamilton FerryJanuary 5, 1908 Minneapolis Star Tribune:

After years of waiting and of effort the people of Hennepin and Scott Counties are to be rewarded by having a first class bridge over the Minnesota River...
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Egan's ValleyJuly 21, 1940 Mpls Star Tribune Egan's Valley picnic grounds.
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Green Giant begins expansionJuly 24, 1960 MInneapolis Tribune:

Green Giant Co, LeSueur, Minnesota has begun a million dollar expansion of its facilities at Savage and Buhl, Idaho...
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Antler's ParkJuly 10, 1923 MInneapolis Tribune photo of Antler's Park, Lakeville.
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Dan Patch Electric Line 1910June 12, 1910 MInneapolis Tribune: Details about the Dan Patch Line coming to Savage.

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