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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Florida, Sanford Historic Preservation Board, and the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
Location. 28° 48.714′ N, 81° 15.973′ W. Marker is in Sanford, Florida, in Seminole County. Marker is at Touch for map. The marker is mounted on the building next to the front doors. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 East First Street, Sanford FL 32771, United States of America.
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. The U.S. Post Office 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.
Categories. • Communications • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 1, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 477 times since then. 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.