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Savage Depot2006 Depot being moved back to Savage.55555
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Len Nachman and Jeff JerdeA Burnsville history display at Ames Center, Len Nachman and Jeff Jerde, board members. 55555
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Connelly farms at Connelly on Eleven apartments 2021The Connelly farm history is displayed in the Community Room at Connelly on Eleven apartments.55555
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Casper's Cherokee of Eagan Located at 4625 Nicols Road, in what looks like an original area barn, Casper’s Cherokee interior is filled with farming photos of Burnsville and Eagan as well as this photo of the Cedar Avenue Bridge.55555
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Casper's Cherokee of Eagan Located at 4625 Nicols Road, in what looks like an original area barn, Casper’s Cherokee interior is filled with farming photos of Burnsville and Eagan as well the traditional rafters of a barn.55555
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Casper's Cherokee of Eagan MenuExterior of Casper's Cherokee with antique farm equipment. Located at 4625 Nicols Road, in what looks like an original area barn, Casper’s Cherokee interior is filled with farming photos of Burnsville and Eagan as well as the photos appearing on its menu.55555
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Casper's Cherokee of Eagan MenuLocated at 4625 Nicols Road, in what looks like an original area barn, Casper’s Cherokee interior is filled with farming photos of Burnsville and Eagan as well as the photos appearing on its menu. Shown here is the Tom and Elizabeth Kennelly farm (later owned by Bernard and Grace (Kennelly) Raleigh.55555
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Casper's Cherokee of Eagan MenuLocated at 4625 Nicols Road, in what looks like an original area barn, Casper’s Cherokee interior is filled with farming photos of Burnsville and Eagan as well as the photos appearing on its menu.55555
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Casper's Cherokee of Eagan MenuLocated at 4625 Nicols Road, in what looks like an original area barn, Casper’s Cherokee interior is filled with farming photos of Burnsville and Eagan as well as the photos appearing on its menu.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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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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Winter traffic around 2000Traffic slows down on 35 W with the arrival of winter. This photo appeared in the Burnsville 2000 History Book page 129.55555
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2010 Dan Patch Days Button design for the annual event honoring Dan Patch and owner Marion Savage.55555
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Dille sketch of Orchard GardensThis rendering of the old Orchard Gardens railroad station is painted by Burnsville resident June Dille. The station was used by those who commuted between the area and Minneapolis on the Dan Patch line.55555
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