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Berean Baptist Church 2018Side view of the entry to Berean Baptist's new addition.55555
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Original Cedar Avenue route in EaganThe route of "Old Cedar Avenue", now Nicols Road appears in orange.55555
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Burnsville has two Dairy QueensIn 1973 Burnsville had two Dairy Queen's. One at Highway 13 and 12th Avenue, near the Burnsville Bowl.
The second, at the intersection of County Road 5 and Highway 13. This ad is for the second - February 22, 1973.
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Original Kennelly farm in 2020Ryan Circle off Highway 13 is on the original Walter and Rose and later Joe Kennelly farm, now townhomes.55555
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Erwin and Connelly farm houseThe Erwin home and later the Bill and Margaret Connelly home on County Road 11 and Highway 13.55555
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St. John the Baptist CemeteryWinter view of what some call the newer section of St. John's Cemetery, the second expansion.55555
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Valley View MotelMotel stood on Travelers Trail next to Warrior Building.

Judd's hotel at Crystal Lake was Burnsville's first hotel. The Valley View located at what is now Travelers Trail in the Heart of the City opened in the 1950s, being Burnsville only hotel/motel at the time.
It was owned and operated by Herb and Irma Lundberg and their children - Lee, Don, Gail, Gary and David. The Lundberg's lived in the farmhouse on the property until Highway13 was expanded for the new freeway. They then built a new home on the property and kept the motel open.
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Jet Plaza grocery grand opening.April 25, 1963 Dakota County Tribune, ribbon cutting at Burnsville's first grocery store - Plaza Food Centre (later Sullivan's SuperValu). Shown are - Fran Kreuser manager, John Sullivan owner, George Grohoski developer, LOwell Janke VP at SuperValu and Roger Richardson, chair of Burnsville township board. Jet Plaza would later be known as Valley Ridge Shopping Center.55555
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Skateville signThis Skateville sign is visible from Highway 13, photo 2019.55555
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Big EagleThis photo from the Minnesota Historical Society appeared in one of the Burnsville newspapers and the Burnsville 76 A Community History Book showing the Younger Chief Big Eagle, born in 1827 at Black Dog Village. 55555
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Marion Savage and Dan Patch sculpture 2018The Statue of Marion Savage and Dan Patch unveiled at the Savage Library June 24, 2018.55555
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Ludvick Visnovec farmLocated on County Road 11 near today's Super America. A smaller white house, also on the property was owned by his brother John. Circa 1980.55555
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The Landing - Minnesota River Heritage ParkThe Burnsville Historical Society is using photographs we took at the site to reflect the lives of our earliest settlers who first lived in cabins and then farm houses.

Shown is an 1880's General Store at the Landing set in the Village of Eagle Creek which is similar to the Berrisford Store in Burnsville. The Berrisford Store was located on the borders of Burnsville (Dakota County) and Hamilton (now Savage in Scott County). When talking with the owner "in character" he said he was well aware of Berrisford's neighboring store.

When the Civil War broke out, Berrisford enlisted with the Third Minnesota, serving with that regiment until the battle of Murfreesboro.

The regiment was later sent back to Minnesota on parole, and upon arriving here was sent out to western Minnesota to help quell the Indian uprising.

In doing so, the regiment participated in the Battle of Wood Lake.

It was after the war that John Berrisford opened a general store in Burnsville, near what is now the junction of Judicial Road and County Road 34.

At the time, this was on the old Shakopee-St. Paul Road, along which much of the horse and wagon traffic of that day travelled.

Nearby, the original St. John the Baptist Catholic Church was located. Thus, this became one of the most strategic locations of the community, serving the residents of Burnsville and also those of Hamilton, now Savage.
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Burnsville SportsRick McDonald, gymnastics. October 12, 1977 Current.55555
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William Byrne School This rendering of the William Byrne School was likely used at its dedication.55555
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Burnsville Teacher Patti Hatch to have huge role in husbands campaign 2006Burnsville Thisweek News - July 15, 2006 reports: Patti Hatch is wife of Michael Hatch MInnesota Attorney General, who is the DFL party's endorsed candidate for governor. Patti has been teaching in the School District since 1973, the last 20 years at Sioux Trail. The couple live in Burnsville. 55555
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Burnsville Center 1990sEntry into the Burnsville Center, circa 1990 compliments of the Burnsville Center.55555
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Burnsville High School sportsGymnastics Coach Russ Fystrom with John McCain, Greg Grohowski and Eric Koegel. December 6, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.55555
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Jim Scott's store to be burnt downThe March 19, 1964 Dakota County Tribune reports on the "burning of the old Jim Scott Store", as part of a training session for the newly formed Eagan Fire Department. Scott opened the store in 1907 and has been empty for years.55555
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Burnsville Center 1977Powers was one of the major stores when the Center opened. August 3, 1977 Burnsville Current photo.55555
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Wally Day remembers when 1977The July 25, 1977 Burnsville Current interviews Wally Day -who at the age of 21 came to Burnsville with his parents when they rented a farm on Co. Rd. 5. They would then buy the farm and it would remain Wally's home. In 1964 he built a new home "across the road", sold some of the property, but retained the farm house and buildings renting them to Hot Sam's Antiques. The farm would be sold and torn down in 1986.55555
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Mary Modjeski 1977Mary Modjeski served on the Burnsville City Council and was a real estate agent. This photo appeared in a February 9. 1977 real estate ad in the Burnsville Current.55555
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Diamondhead Education Center 2017Random photos of the interior of the Diamondhead Education Center after the "senior high campus" returned to the Highway 13 school.55555
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Burnsville Women around haystackChristine Gerdesmeirer, Maye Fahey, Edna O'Brian, Margaret Hayes,Helen Kelleher and Clara Kearney. Burnsville Farm during WWII.

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Del and Addie Benjamin Burnsville BowlOwners of the Burnsville Bowl in 1979. *Third person not identified.55555
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Destiny Church 2017Established over 20 years ago and located at 12119 16th Avenue South. Destiny is a non-denominational faith-based church with a passion for people 55555
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Indian Burial Ground once located in (North) River Hills 1963In 1963 The Science Museum of Minnesota excavated a burial site along the river bluffs across the river from the Black Dog power plant to the south of the Black Dog Village site. The location was the River Hills housing development—a development designed to contain at least 1,000 homes—in Burnsville, the next township south of Eagan along the Minnesota River. The first evidence of human remains was uncovered by a bulldozer operator who was grading the site. Over eleven days seven burial pits containing what were estimated at the time to be at least 56 human beings were excavated. Many of these were bundle burials dating to thousands of years ago. Later work by anthropologist Marcia Regan in a 1990 report estimated that the remains of 36 individuals were included in what was found at the River Hills site.55555
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Cliff Road by air 1977The businesses in this area of Cliff Road tend to be more commercial than consumer related.55555
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William Byrne School 1979Principal Marilyn Kjolien with students.55555
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Mimi Nachman and Danielle (Dannie) Tkach Aman 1979Co-chairs of the Burnsville Bicentennial Garden project of 1976 - shown three years later.55555
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