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The Savage bridge 1960s179 viewsThis bridge was between Savage and Bloomington.
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Thomas Berrisford (1840 - 1894)179 viewsThis biographical information appears on his Find a Grave posting, written while still alive.
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Burnsville Center 2017179 viewsOne in a series of random photos of the interior of the mall.
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Oscar Dally179 viewsOscar Dally's Dolly's store before being moved to Rosemount.
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Burnsville Center by air 1980s179 viewsBurnsville Center by air from the Sears store looking toward Burnhaven Drive. Also in view Earley Lake. Photo compliments of the Burnsville Center.
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Fran Martin 1978179 viewsLong time Burnsville Chamber of Commerce employee Fran Martin. June 21, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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Lucky 13 drive-in 178 viewsLucky 13 Drive-in - Hamburgers, shakes, chicken... located at Highway 13 and Co. Rd. 11, opened 1956. A great stop after a movie at the Lucky Twin, also on Highway 13.
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Margaret Makousky178 viewsMargaret Makousky was a candidate for mayor in 1978. Photo Burnsville Current October 24, 1978.
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Burnsville Center 178 viewsInez Carlson meets the Burnsville Center's mascot Pickburn. October 19, 1977 Burnsville Current.
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Downtown Shakopee 1900s178 viewsHamilton later Savage Minnesota is in Scott County, it's county seat Shakopee. For those in Burnsville living near Judical Road and the Hamilton, Glendale, Savage residents, Shakopee provided the "big" city opportunities.
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Burnsville Center178 viewsBurnsville Center under construction 1976 - 1977.
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Burnsville Community History Newsletter vol 1 no. 1 Fall 1982177 viewsThe first newsletter produced by the Burnsville Chapter of the Dakota County Historical Society. Topics included: School named for state pioneer (Edward Neill) plans for the chapter and Meet A Neighbor - Charles O'Neill early pioneer.
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1963 Year Book - Dedication to Richard (Dick) Hanson177 viewsRandom pages selected from the 1963 Burnsville High School Year Book.
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Antiques, artifacts, sprawl 11 acres of land 1974177 viewsWalt Strese of Rosemount created his own Antique Town in the valley behind his home on County Road 33 in Rosemount. Included was the Gibson Barbershop or Rosemount and Dally Store from Crystal Lake. The antique village no longer exists.
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Burnsville Center 1977177 viewsA mannequin in an unidentified Burnsville Center store. Photo August 10, 1977 Burnsville Current.
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Burnsville Center continues revitalization 2006177 viewsMay 18, 2006 various Sun-Current Newspapers write: When Mervyn's department store closed at the Burnsville Center in August 2004, the mall lost one of its four anchor tenants. While some might view this as a problem, mall owners took that as an opportunity to change the look of the 27 year old center. Fourteen months later, Steve & Barry's University Sportswear opened in the lower level and Dick's Sporting Goods opened on the upper level.
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Eagan Indian excavation results in 18 skeletons 1968177 viewsMinnesota Valley Review July 1968: The Minnesota Historical Society reports that the materials found with 18 Indian skeletons in Sibley Industrial Park, provide information to fill a gap in archeological knowledge dating 1820s- 1830s.
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Memorial Day 2016176 viewsAn unidentified women visits the grave of a family member at St. John the Baptist Cemetery Memorial Day weekend 2016.
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1980 - The Lucky Twin Closes176 viewsThe popular outdoor theatre located at Highway 13 and Nicollet Avenue closed in 1980.
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Oscar Dally plaque 2017176 viewsAlthough his name is not spelled correctly on the sign, it marks the site of his popular store on Crystal Lake.
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Jackie Vezzoli 1979176 views Jacqueline (Jackie) Marie Vezzoli, age 79, of Hinckley, passed away on 4/19/2015 in her home, surrounded by family and friends.

Jacqueline was born on February 19, 1936 to Elias (Al) and Bess Kraft in Pierre, South Dakota. On June 16, 1956 she married H. Jake Vezzoli in Aberdeen, South Dakota. In 1964 they moved to Burnsville, MN their home for the next 37 years. She moved to Hinckley, MN in 2001. Jackie enjoyed family, sports, crosswords, traveling, gardening, baking and most importantly her grandchildren.

Her legacy includes always helping others including being one of the founders of the Armful of Love Christmas program.
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First Burnsville Center brochure176 viewsPublished by Homart Development Company, Chicago in 1977 this brochure introduces the soon to be open Burnsville Center. The grand opening of the Center is set for summer 1977. This retail environment with four major department stores and 150 shops will be one of the largest and most dynamic shopping centers in the rapidly growing southern suburbs of Minneapolis and the entire region south and west of the metropolis.

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Buck Hill 1954176 viewsA 1954 ad for Buck Hill.
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Downtown Rosemount 1909176 viewsThe Main Street of Rosemount. For those Burnsville farmers living near Crystal Lake, Rosemount was their shopping town. Also, since Burnsville had no high school, those farm kids who went to high school attended Rosemount, Lakeville, Shakopee or Bloomington's high schools.
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Allstate Self Storage 176 viewsAn aerial of Allstate Self Storage, provided by the company at 12001 I-35W off Cliff Road.
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1865 Burnsville Census - Family Names175 views1 Daniel Burns
2 Wm Burns & Julia
3 Jeremiah Dillon
4 Frank Dowdall
5 Michael Coffey
6 John Keran
7 Walter Kenealy
8 Terrance McGovern
9 James Connelly
10 Laurence Casey
11 James Irvine
12 Jeremiah Sweeny
13 Thomas Hogan
14 Andrew Keegan
15 Timothy McNamara
16 William Rice
17 Isabella OHara
18 Henry Tisale
19 P. M. Peterson
20 Savanna Thornton
21 Charles McDevitt
22 Tim ORegan
23 Mike McCarthy
24 Peter Fahey
25 Augustus H. Williams
26 William D. Wygant
27 Mike Gallagher
28 Mike Foley
29 Pat Duggan
30 James Kennedy
31 John McNerry
32 James Sheridan
33 James Maloney
34 Henry Starson
35 James McKearny
36 Daniel Sullivan
37 Timothy Slater
38 Charly ONeill
39 Brigid Gannon
40 Timothy Hays
41 William Walsh
42 William Kolroy
43 Martin Kilroy
44 Michael Nicholson
45 Mike Muggin
46 Pat. Harkins
47 Pat. Hynes
48 Mike Walsh
49 Bernard McDermot
50 Winnefred Newell
51 Thos. Butler
52 Mike McDonald
53 John McCoy
54 Jams Stanton
55 James Newman
56 Hugh OBrien
57 Francis Hyland
58 Pat. Lynch
Males 176
Females 168
Soldiers 13
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Burnsville Community History Newsletter Vol.4 - No. 1 (FINAL EDITION)175 viewsBurnsville Historical Society Quarterly newsletter. This issue announces the End of the Chapter, Stories on: The Festi/ville community event, Cemetery records, Minneosta Valley Review Newspaper, Burnsville patrons from 1874, a History of River Hills United Methodist Church, and a photo of the Butler family cabin at Crystal lake with three daughters Mary, Bridget and Julia.
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