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Burnsville's general store in SavageMoved to Savage around 1902, following the St. John the Baptist fire this became the Garvey Store and in this photo Antiques being sold. Jens Bohn purchased the building and it became the Razors Edge Barbershop.
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Visitors from England enjoy Berrisford store site 1983November 16, 1983 - Burnsville Sun

English visitors - the Sisson's of Checkley England, recently visited the Razors Edge Barbershop in Savage built by John Berrisford, who was also from England...
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Burnsville's first merchant gained skills in UttoxeterAugust 31, 1983 - Burnsville Sun

Del Stelling visits England and town where John Berrisford came from...
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Former Berrisford StoreThe general store, which stood in Burnsville and then was moved to Savage following the fire which burnt St. John the Baptist Church in 1902, became Garvey's Store and later Jen's Bohn's Razors Edge Barbershop. Since his death the building's interior and exterior have been going through an upgrade and remodeling. This is the exterior October, 2022.
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The location of Burnsville 's only storeToday it is the corner of Judicial Road and Williams Drive. It was the site of the John Berrisford Store and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
John Berrisford first owned the business, then sold to William Campbell, who in turn sold to Mr. O'Brien. Sometime after the 1902 fire of St. John the Baptist Church, the building was moved to Savage to later become Ed Garvey's Store. Most recently it was the Razors Edge Barbershop owned by Jens Bohn.

The EARLY SETTLERS portion of our website contains information on the Berrisfords and his store, the Campbell's (Campbell Hall and Store) and O'Brien (Hall and Store).
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Former Berrisford StoreThe general store, which stood in Burnsville and then was moved to Savage following the fire which burnt St. John the Baptist Church in 1902, became Garvey's Store and later Jen's Bohn's Razors Edge Barbershop. Since his death the building's interior and exterior have been going through an upgrade and remodeling. This is the exterior October, 2022.
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2022 view of the former Berrisford, Campbell, O'Brien Store - Razors EdgeRazors Edge Barbershop has been sold, following the death of owner Jens Bohn. Historically, this building originally stood at Judicial Road in Burnsville first as the Berrisford Store, later owned by a Campbell and then O'Brien. Following the 1902 fire of St. John the Baptist, the church was rebuilt in Savage and the store moved into town.
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2022 view of the former Berrisford, Campbell, O'Brien Store - Razors EdgeRazors Edge Barbershop has been sold, following the death of owner Jens Bohn. Historically, this building originally stood at Judicial Road in Burnsville first as the Berrisford Store, later owned by a Campbell and then O'Brien. Following the 1902 fire of St. John the Baptist, the church was rebuilt in Savage and the store moved into town.
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2022 view of the former Berrisford, Campbell, O'Brien Store - Razors EdgeRazors Edge Barbershop has been sold, following the death of owner Jens Bohn. Historically, this building originally stood at Judicial Road in Burnsville first as the Berrisford Store, later owned by a Campbell and then O'Brien. Following the 1902 fire of St. John the Baptist, the church was rebuilt in Savage and the store moved into town.
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Former Berrisford Store's move to Savage referenced in Edward Garvey obituaryJuly 14, 1939 Dakota County Tribune -

Edward Garvey was born May 28, 1866 at Credit River where he was raised and attended school. He taught school for 15 years in Dakota (including Burnsville), Brown and Scott Counties. He stated a business in Savage May 1, 1904 where he remained for 35 years. The building had been moved to Savage from Burnsville after the church had been burned. This building was built on the site of the building which the James Boys visited on their way to Northfield...
   
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