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[[Image:Pf103047.jpg|100px|right|Wilford H. Fawcett and his wife posed by an automobile in front of lodge at Breezy Point.]]
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EVERYONE knows about Dan Patch Avenue at the State Fair, but how many folks know he was a RACEHORSE, the subject of a movie, and that the city of Savage was named after his owner? Dan Patch must be the most influential horse in Minnesota history!<br />
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Captain Billy's Whiz-Bang, Wilford Fawcett's "explosion of pedigreed bull," published in Robbinsdale from 1919 to 1939, was a classic American humour magazine with considerable popularity in the 1920s for its quasi-raunchy jokes. Which, in any event, would lay the foundation of the Fawcett publishing group, as in magazines and paperback books.<br />
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''~Maggie Knoke, Minneapolis, MN''
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''~~Larry Ellis Reed, Winona, MN''
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Revision as of 22:51, 12 December 2007

Wilford H. Fawcett and his wife posed by an automobile in front of lodge at Breezy Point.

Captain Billy's Whiz-Bang, Wilford Fawcett's "explosion of pedigreed bull," published in Robbinsdale from 1919 to 1939, was a classic American humour magazine with considerable popularity in the 1920s for its quasi-raunchy jokes. Which, in any event, would lay the foundation of the Fawcett publishing group, as in magazines and paperback books.
~~Larry Ellis Reed, Winona, MN

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