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Eli Kearney homeLocated in downtown Savage near the present St. John the Baptist school.
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Exterior of the Kearney Store Savage A slightly different angle showing the Kearney Grocery Store, Savage.
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Kearney's storeTerry Kearney, 1947 inside his parents Gene and Mary Kearney's store.
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Terry Kearney in dad's delivery truck 1947Terry Kearney, son of Gene and Mary, who operated a grocery store in Savage, is shown
in their delivery truck. The building in the right of the photo was once the Berrisford and then Garvey Store and today
the Razor's Edge Barbershop.
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Spring Lake Club DancingSavage and Prior Lake friends at Spring Lake Club, located on Highway 13, two miles west of Prior Lake and seven miles south of Shakopee.

Bernie Schweich, Betty Suel, Eileen, Cy and Rita Schweich and Bud Brost. Photo compliments of Terry Kearney.
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Exterior of the Kearney Grocery Store, Savage, MN.1950 - The Kearney Grocery Store owned and operated by Gene and Mary Kearney in downtown Savage.
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Ben Morlock and Harold SavageSavage resident Ben Morlock with Marion W Savage's son Harold.
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Egan's Lodge 1950sEgan's Lodge at the Egan's Picnic Grounds, now Hidden Valley Park, circa 1950. Photo compliments of the McCoy family.
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Downtown Savage 1950sDowntown Savage including Garvey's store, which still stands as the Razors Edge Barbershop in 2020.
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Dan Patch Days 1951An early photo of the popular community festival.
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Kearney StoreA view of the Kearney Store around 1951. This was a Camp Savage building.
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1953 Dan Patch ParadeA scene from the 1953 Dan Patch Parade in Savage.
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1954 Dan Patch DaysBETTY OSTER, MARY KEARNEY & KATHYRN MCQUISTON IN COSTUME.
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1954 Dan Patch The color guard begins the parade.
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Gene and Mary Pat Kearney at their store in SavageKearney Grocery Store owners Gene and Mary in Savage 1954.
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Kearney Grocery, Savage with new exteriorKearney Grocery Store, downtown Savage, owned by Gene and Mary Kearney, as it looked in 1954.
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Dan Patch Days 1954The Kiddie parade during the 1954 Dan Patch Days.
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Shopping at Kearney's in SavageInterior photo of Kearney's Grocery in Savage, Mn. Owned and operated by Gene and Mary Kearney.
1954.
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Interior of the Kearney Grocery, Savage Minnesota1954 - Interior of the Kearney Grocery store, Savage Minnesota.
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Tom Kearney 1955 and St. James Lutheran ChurchTom Kearney in front yard with St. James Lutheran Church in background.
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Dan Patch Parade 1956This annual community festival celebrates race horse Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage.
The town was originally named Hamilton and renamed in honor of Marion Savage.
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1957 Dan Patch DaysCousins Laurie McCoy and Jim Kearney at Dan Patch Days.
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Downtown Savage 1958Map showing Downtown Savage
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Kearney's store expansionFebruary 12, 1959 ad for Kearney's Supermarket with a special guest Axel, from Axel and His Dog.
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Savage Fire Department1961 Savage Fire Truck. Before Burnsville had a fire department, fire situations were usually handled by Savage or Rosemount fire fighters.
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Jim Brady Drug SavageJim Brady Drug, downtown Savage around 1968.
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PDF - Savage becomes a little giant of IndustryDouble click to open ....
St Paul Dispatch newspaper article 1962.
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Jim Brady Drugs1963 ad for Jim Brady Drugs.
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Kearney's V StoreOwned by Gene and Mary Kearney, located in Downtown Savage. Next to the Variety Store was their grocery store. - 1960s.
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Credit River 1965The year of the great flood, Credit River, downtown Savage is shown.
The Credit River issues from a small lake in the city of Elko New Market in southeastern Scott County, and flows generally northward through the townships of New Market and Credit River and the city of Savage. It flows into the Minnesota River from the south in Savage, approximately 14 miles (22 km) south-southwest of downtown Minneapolis.
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