History Mystery - July 10, 2014
Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce records indicate that Bean Hole Days started in the fall of 1938. A group of Pequot Lakes businessmen got together and prepared the first bean feed as a thank you to area farmers for their support of local stores. Five men - Bill Hasbrouck, Chick Everhart, George Erickson, Bert Stanley and Oscar Gravdahl - prepared the beans under the direction of Doug Robideaux, a former logging camp cook and Pine River restaurant owner.
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