Sanford in Seminole County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Whalers Saloon
Erected - 1887
— 112 South Palmetto Avenue —
The Romanesque Revival architecture style is typical of many small brick commercial buildings of the late 1880's and is distinguished by it's rather crude and shallow decorative brickwork. The ground story facade was plain brick, now covered. Above the marquee are a brick cornice and modillion and piers at the corners. A flat roof with parapet and rectangular floor plan are also a part of this building's characteristics.
Erected 1989 by the Sanford Historic Preservation Board.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Florida - Sanford Historic Preservation Board series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
Location. 28° 48.681′ N, 81° 15.964′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 South Pametto Avenue, 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 E. E. Brady Livery Stable (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bishop Block (within shouting distance of this marker); The U.S. Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); The Peoples Bank Building and Block (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sanford Herald Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Meisch Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early City Development (about 300 feet away); The Imperial Opera House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sanford.
Regarding The Whalers Saloon. The Whalers Saloon building is not listed individually with the National Register of Historic Places. In the NRHP listing cited by the marker, the building is designated one of several Contributing Structures within the Sanford Commercial District, a National Historic District.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 4, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.