Sanford in Seminole County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sylvan Lake Park
Established in 1993 as an official U.S. Soccer Federation Training site. In 1994 designated as an official World Cup Training site. National teams from Canada, China, Ireland, Sweden, United Arab Emirates and United States have trained here. Training site for 1996 Olympic Champion and 1999 World Cup Champion U.S. Women’s National Teams. Seminole County is proud to be the training site for these world champion soccer athletes and future U.S. medal winners.
Erected by Seminole County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports.
Location. 28° 48.098′ N, 81° 23.352′ W. Marker is in Sanford, Florida, in Seminole County. Marker can be reached from Lake Markham Rd 0.1 miles from South Sylvan Lake Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 845 Lake Markham Rd, Sanford FL 32771, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Michelle Akers (here, next to this marker); Turpentine Industry (within shouting distance of this marker); MarkhamBookertown (approx. 3.8 miles away); Upsala Swedish Community (approx. 4.4 miles away); Mayfair Country Club (approx. 4˝ miles away); Lake Monroe Bridge (approx. 4.6 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Lake Mary (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sanford.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.