Sanford in Seminole County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The U.S. Post Office
Erected - 1917
230 East First Street
Architecturally it fits into the Classical Revival style, constructed of red pressed brick, and remains basically unaltered. It is trimmed in Georgia sandstone and white sandstone pillars. Other features are Venetian windows, and marble occuli flanking the entrance which is recessed into the face of the building. The original exterior is essentially intact.
Erected 1989 by the Sanford Historic Preservation Board.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Florida - Sanford Historic Preservation Board, and the Postal Mail and Philately series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
Location. 28° 48.714′ N, 81° 15.973′ W. Marker is in Sanford, Florida, in Seminole County. Marker is at the intersection of East First Street and Palmetto Avenue, on the left when traveling east on East First Street. The marker is mounted on the building next to the front doors. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 East First Street, Sanford FL 32771, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Meisch Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Peoples Bank Building and Block (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bishop Block (within shouting distance of this marker); The Whalers Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); The E. E. Brady Livery Stable (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sanford Herald Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The N.P. Yowell and the Garner-Woodruff Buildings (about 300 feet away); The DeForest Block (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sanford.
Regarding The U.S. Post Office.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 612 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 1, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.