History Mystery - December 26
Gil and Esther Anderson operated a restaurant in the 1940s where the far parking lot is today east of the post office in Pequot Lakes. It was the gathering place for the locals of the community. The cafe served food, beer and had a soda fountain. There were two slot machines which were illegal to have after Gov. Luther Youngdahl banned them in 1946 during his first as governor. In the photo, Gil and Esther Anderson, left, are shown with three customers at the counter.
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