Sanford in Seminole County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Henry B. Lord Building
Erected - 1895
112 South Park Avenue
H.B. Lord Jewelry and Optical was established in 1879 and moved to this building when it was completed. It is the site of Sanford's oldest jewelry store and has been a jewelry store for most of its history.
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 1890.
Location. 28° 48.674′ N, 81° 16.088′ W. Marker is in Sanford, Florida, in Seminole County. Marker is on South Park Avenue south of First StreetTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 South Park 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. Rollins College (within shouting distance of this marker); The First National Bank No. 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); The First National Bank No. 2 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brumley - Puleston Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The DeForest Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The PICO Block (about 300 feet away); The DeForest Block (about 300 feet away); The Hill Hardware Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sanford.
Regarding The Henry B. Lord Building. The Henry B. Lord 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.
The building's long history as a jewelry store appears to have ended. At the time of this marker's entry into the database, the building was home to a bar.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 8, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.