January 5, 2014 – Getting Together with Jane and Rod Johnson

This morning, we got together with Rod and Jane Johnson,

2014-01-05 - Jane Johnson and Debbie at The Gilbert Restaurant, Gilbert, AZfriends from Yardley, who are visiting their daughter, Kristi, and her son, just a few miles from our campground in Apache Junction.  We decided on brunch at

The Gilbert House Restaurant, Gilbert, AZ - 2014-01-05

Originally, a 1928 Sears Craftsman house, it has been converted into a catering business and now a restaurant.  The meal was excellent … and there was one sign over teh kitchen door we loved. The Gilbert House Restaurant (Unattended Children Sign), Gilbert, AZ - 2014-01-05

  • On the way home, we took a brief walking tour of Old Gilbert. Photo taken circa 1920
Local mural

Local mural

 

Original Bank of Gilbert (l) and Dance Pavilion (r)

Original Bank of Gilbert (l) and Dance Pavilion (r)

50,000 gallon town water tank which sits on a 100’ tower.  The project involved the sinking of a 16-inch well over 475 deep.  It was constructed in 1925 and first painted in 1928

50,000 gallon town water tank which sits on a 100’ tower. The project involved the sinking of a 16-inch well over 475 deep. It was constructed in 1925 and first painted in 1928

Gilbert Water Tower from Underneath, Gilbert, AZ - 2015-01-05

Dinner with Dave and LaDonna

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One Response to January 5, 2014 – Getting Together with Jane and Rod Johnson

  1. Hello,

    Asking your permission to use the image of the Gilbert water tower on a business card that holds my Heart of Gilbert necklaces.

    Happy Tuesday, Leah

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