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The chapel at the New Tribes Mission, located at 1000 East First Street in Sanford, Florida. This room was formerly a hotel ballroom for the Mayfair Inn. Originally named after the Sanford Mayor and president of Seminole County Bank, construction of…

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The New Tribes Mission, located at 1000 East First Street in Sanford, Florida, in 2011. Originally named after the Sanford Mayor and president of Seminole County Bank, construction of the Forrest Lake Hotel began in 1916. Local architect Elton J.…

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The New Tribes Mission, located at 1000 East First Street, in 1982 after renovations. Originally named after the Sanford Mayor and president of Seminole County Bank, construction of the Forrest Lake Hotel began in 1916. Local architect Elton J.…

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Excerpt from tour brochure of historical buildings in Sanford, Florida. This excerpt features the New Tribes Mission Headquarters, located at 1000 East First Street. Originally named after the Sanford Mayor and president of Seminole County Bank,…

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Tourists at the Mayfair Inn swimming pool. The swimming pool was installed by William E. Kirchhoff, Jr.'s agricultural crew and became Sanford's first swimming pool. The pool overlooked Lake Monroe.

Originally named after the Sanford Mayor and…

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The Mayfair Inn Swimming Pool in 1958. The swimming pool was constructed by William E. Kirchhoff, Jr.'s agricultural crew and became Sanford's first swimming pool. The pool overlooked Lake Monroe.

Originally named after the Sanford Mayor and…

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Swimming pool construction at the Mayfair Inn in 1951. The Mayfair Inn swimming pool was installed by William E. Kirchhoff, Jr.'s agricultural crew and became Sanford's first swimming pool. The pool overlooked Lake Monroe.

Originally named after…

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The Mayfair Inn in the 1960s. Originally named after the Sanford Mayor and president of Seminole County Bank, construction of the Forrest Lake Hotel began in 1916. Local architect Elton J. Moughton designed the hotel. In 1925, Hotel Forrest Lake…

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Postcard showing the Mayfair Hotel in 1944. Originally named after the Sanford Mayor and president of Seminole County Bank, construction of the Forrest Lake Hotel began in 1916. Local architect Elton J. Moughton designed the hotel. In 1925, Hotel…

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The Forrest Lake Hotel from the west side in 1926. Named after the Sanford Mayor and president of Seminole County Bank, the Forrest Lake Hotel has also been known as the Mayfair Inn and was briefly occupied by the Sanford Naval Academy. In 1916,…

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Postcard advertising Hotel Forrest Lake in 1926, including rates of American and European plans. Named after the Sanford Mayor and president of Seminole County Bank, the Forrest Lake Hotel has also been known as the Mayfair Inn and was briefly…

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Hotel Forrest Lake in 1931. Named after the Sanford Mayor and president of Seminole County Bank, the Forrest Lake Hotel has also been known as the Mayfair Inn and was briefly occupied by the Sanford Naval Academy. In 1916, construction of the…

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Newspaper article on the postponement of the cornerstone laying ceremony at the Forrest Lake Hotel after the death of John S. Wilson, one of the stockholders of the company responsible for the funding of the hotel.

Named after the Sanford Mayor…

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Portrait of businessman and politician, Forrest Lake. He first arrived in Sanford in the 1880s. Lake was known as a local politician and later a member of state government. One of his most well known successes in politics was the passing of the bill…

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View of Hotel Forrest Lake and East 1st Street. Named after the Sanford Mayor and president of Seminole County Bank, the Forrest Lake Hotel has also been known as the Mayfair Inn and was briefly occupied by the Sanford Naval Academy. In 1916,…

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View of Hotel Forrest Lake from San Juan Avenue. Named after the Sanford Mayor and president of Seminole County Bank, the Forrest Lake Hotel has also been known as the Mayfair Inn and was briefly occupied by the Sanford Naval Academy. In 1916,…

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Photograph with caption of three original toilets from the Forrest Lake Hotel. Named after the Sanford Mayor and president of Seminole County Bank, the Forrest Lake Hotel has also been known as the Mayfair Inn and was briefly occupied by the Sanford…

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Newspaper article on the Sanford Chamber of Commerce's plans to begin construction of the new Forrest Lake Hotel, which was expected to cost $500,000 to build. The construction of a lakefront hotel in Sanford was first proposed by mayor and…