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September 2, 2006 was "Dan Patch Day" at the Minnesota State Fair


Dan Patch Historical Society Booth at the MN State Fair Sept 2nd, 2006

Members of the Dan Patch Historical Society met with Minnesota State Fair staff and had set Saturday Sept 2nd, 2006 as "Dan Patch Day at the Fair."   The Historical Society was located near the Grandstand Carousel Plaza with displays.  Leading up to the State Fair were several other appearances on the radio & TV. 
Please check out all of the Photos and Stories.

The schedule of events were as follows:

DPHS (Will & Jens) on FOX TV @ 7:15am - 7:45am      (click link)

Will & Jens on FOX 9 in the morning at the Fair

Will & Jens on KARE 11 in the morning at the Fair

DPHS (Will & Jens) on KARE 11 TV @ 8:00am - 9:00am    (coming soon)

Dan Patch Historical Society tent at the East end of the Grandstand
            8am - 10pm

 Flag Raising Ceremony - President of the DPHS Jens Bohn, Dylan Savage
           (a great grandchild of MW Savage) & Tom Brennan (Mayor of Savage)
           @ 10:50am (located at the Libby Conference Center)...more Photos

Participants in the Flag Raising:
Savage Mayor Tom Brennan; Savage Descendants: James Colwell, Sara Colwell, Mary P Colwell, Deborah Savage, Dylan Savage, and DPHS President Jens Bohn

Governor's Proclamation was presented by Duke Powell (State Rep.
           Downtown Savage) @ Noon

Participants in the Proclamation were:
Author Tim Brady, DPHS President Jens Bohn, Representative Duke Powell,
Mayor Tom Brennan, & Chuck Erickson

Author Tim Brady, Chuck Erickson,
& Publisher Norton Stillman

State Fair Parade - members of the DPHS & MW Savage family descendants
            @ 2pm (part of the daily parade on the fairgrounds) ...more Photos

 Savage descendants in the State Fair Parade

 DPHS Board member Tausha Chamberland with daughter driven by Tom Gavinski and his wife Lynn

 DPHS VP George Augustinack and grand daughter driven by Perry McGahan

 Savage descendants Mary Savage Ward, Heidi Ward, Dylan Savage and wife, & Mary Phyllis Colwell  - Not seen is Sara Colwell, Jim Colwell, Kelley Mosiman, Wyatt Mosiman & Deborah Savage!

Author Tim Brady was there signing copies of his new book The Great
            Dan Patch and the Remarkable Mr. Savage
during the day.




Members of the MW Savage family descendants were also available,
Deborah Savage, author of "To race a Dream" (circa 1994) &
            (Out of print).  Copies (less than 40) of her book are available on this website. 


Authors: Tim Brady & Deborah Savage

All Photos Copyright 2006 by Greg Lind & Dan Patch Historical Society
Used by Permission

News 2006          Savage Pacer        Thank You
Startribune...coming soon


Author Tim Brady was "On the Radio"

Author Tim Brady will be heard, rather than read, in the upcoming weeks.  Tim is the author of "The Great Dan Patch and the Remarkable Mr. Savage" and were sounding his voice waves on the radio waves on (2) separate occasions.
1.  Kathy Wurzer
MPR 9-11 Morning Edition on September 1st @ 8:30am

Listen to clip Link to MPR

 2.  Charlie Boone WCCO 830 on September 2nd @ 6:40am

Listen to clip

"Will Williams", member and "Voice"
of the DPHS was on "Garage Logic"

Our own Will Williams will be on the radio in the upcoming weeks.  Will is a member
of the DPHS and will be heard here:

Susie Jones & Eleanor Mondale on WCCO 830 on
September 1st @ 11:00am


Listen to clip

Joe Soucheray of Garage Logic on 1500 KSTP AM on
September 1st @ 2:00-5:00pm


Listen to clip


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