Sanford in Seminole County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Seminole County World War Monument
the Memory of
the brave sons of
who laid their lives
on the sacrificial altar
in the World War
1914 — 1918
Frank L. Miller
Who do not fear to die
Judge E.F. Housholder
Feby. 23, 1919
(Pillar: front side)
M.W. Lovell Jr.
Cec. W. Calhoun
(Pillar: rear side)
Frank A. Campbell
Arthur D. Lossing
Archie B. Liles
Joseph S. Laing
J. Oscar White
Edwin J. Robinson
February 24, 1985, the monument was moved to the American Legion Post 53 at 3506 Orlando Drive.
June 1988, the monument was moved to the American Legion's new home at 2874 S. Sanford Ave in Sanford.
November 11, 2006, the monument was moved to a place of honor here at the Veterans Memorial Park.
May 28, 2007, the monument was rededicated to the people of Seminole County.
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, World I. A significant historical date for this entry is February 23, 1847.
Location. 28° 48.899′ N, 81° 16.083′ W. Marker is in Sanford, Florida, in Seminole County. Marker is at the intersection of Seminole Boulevard and North Park Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Seminole Boulevard. The monument is a prominent fixture of the city of Sanford's Veterans Memorial Park, situated on a pier which extends out into Lake Monroe. 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. Second Seminole War (here, next to this marker); American RevolutionCivil War (a few steps from this marker); War of 1812 (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial Park (a few steps from this marker); World War I (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sanford.
More about this monument. Atop the broken marble pillar are two carvings: on the front side, a wreath, and on the rear side, a shield.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 582 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on May 27, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.