Sanford in Seminole County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1964.
Location. 28° 48.981′ N, 81° 15.863′ W. Marker is in Sanford, Florida, in Seminole County. Marker can be reached from North Palmetto Avenue. The marker stands along the broad, northern edge of Marina Isle/Island, on a public sidewalk overlooking Lake Monroe. From where North Palmetto Avenue ends, follow the sidewalk which continues north, then turn right (east) upon reaching the lake. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. St. Johns River and Lake Monroe (within shouting distance of this marker); Steamboats (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sanford Est. 1877 Citrus to Celery (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Sanford Est. 1877 (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Sanford Est. 1877 (approx. ¼ mile away); World War II (approx. ¼ mile away); City of Sanford World War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sanford.
More about this marker. The marker includes three aerial photos showing different phases of the island's construction.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 117 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 14, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.