Historically Speaking: Bill Parkhouse and the Town Hall Bar
The Town Hall Bar has been in business in West Fargo since 1936. When Bill Parkhouse bought it in 1964 it had eight stools and two booths. He was 25-years old, had a few years experience tending bar, and had $50 in a tip jar that he used in the cash register.
"Every day I had to hustle. I came in at 7 a.m. and left at midnight," Parkhouse remembered.
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