Creed Building

Creed Building (HM1NIO)

Location: Gilbert, AZ 85234 Maricopa County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 21.279', W 111° 47.388'

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This building was originally the Creed Store. The 1923 picture below is of Raymond R. Creed who served as the Mayor of Gilbert in 1925. Ethel Hoffman Lacy, shown in the center of the photo, was the postmaster as this time. Winnie Johnson, wife of Mickey Johnson who owned Mickey's cafe, became the postmaster in 1932 and served for over 30 years in that capacity. The store had many names after the Creed Store including Valenzuela's and Central Market before becoming an electronics store. The clay used in the adobe bricks for many of the walls in the old stores in Gilbert was dug from the ground, creating a basement for the building. In the early 1990's the Farmhouse restaurant moved to this location.
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HM NumberHM1NIO
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByGilbert Leadership Class xx 2012, a program of The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 426515 N 3690883
Decimal Degrees33.35465000, -111.78980000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 21.279', W 111° 47.388'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 21' 16.74" N, 111° 47' 23.28" W
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Area Code(s)480, 602
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 228 N Gilbert Rd, Gilbert AZ 85234, US
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