What's So Great About Downtown Sanford?

Downtown Sanford Sanford is located halfway between all the tourist attractions in Orlando and "The Worlds Most Famous Beach" Daytona...
Downtown Sanford Sanford is located halfway between all the tourist attractions in Orlando and "The Worlds Most Famous Beach" Daytona Beach. This makes it such a convenient location to live and vacation. You won't ever have to deal with the overcrowding that can be a nuisance at the normal tourist destinations and you get the joy of being amongst historic buildings and walkways. Downtown Sanford especially is a magical place to come watch the sunset. The southern shore offers such...
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Sanford The Small Business Hub

Sanford has been a hub for small businesses since its inception. Even to this day in the historic district in...
Sanford has been a hub for small businesses since its inception. Even to this day in the historic district in Downtown Sanford, the city won't allow big box stores or franchised businesses. This is huge for small businesses because it helps foster a community that cares deeply about the products and services of the businesses. Walk down the cobbled streets of downtown Sanford on a Monday morning and you will be surrounded by people young and old who all work...
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The Origins Of The Historic Water Front Gateway City...

1837-1868 (The Pre-Henry Sanford Era)The quiet town nestled on the southern shore of Lake Monroe was known pre-1837 for being...
1837-1868 (The Pre-Henry Sanford Era)The quiet town nestled on the southern shore of Lake Monroe was known pre-1837 for being home to the Mayaca or Jorroro Indian tribes. These early tribes were decimated by diseases that the first European settlers brought with them. In 1837 the US army built Ft. Melon (which still stands today) during the second Seminole war. Interestingly Before the fort was established it was an Army garrison that was destroyed and the sole American casualty Captain...
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