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The 1910 Salmagundi was the first yearbook for Sanford High School. The yearbook was named after a Native American word meaning "a general mixture." Carrie Lovell was the editor-in-chief of the Salmagundi, which cost fifteen cents. It has 40 pages,…

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A letter from Mary Crawford Williams to the Sanford High School Class of 1926. The letter consists of a two-page list of graduates and their addresses as of 1976, as well as a typed letter informing the alumni of a manuscript written about Sanford…

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Sanford High School Class of 1919 graduation program. Graduating exercises took place on May 9th, 1919. Dr. James M. Farr (1874-1958), President of the University of Florida, gave the commencement address.Sanford High School was originally…

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Built in 1875 by General Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), the Sanford House Hotel was able to accommodate over 150 guests. At the turn of the century, the Sanford House Hotel was the center of all major city events and celebrations. The hotel…

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Fourth of July celebrations along Commercial Street in 1886. The large building on the right is the Sanford House Hotel, which was built by Henry Sanford (1823-1891) with the intent of attracting tourists and providing housing for would-be wealthy…

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Looking southwest from the intersection of East First Street and North Palmetto Avenue in Sanford, Florida in 1882. When Henry Shelton Sanford purchased land in central Florida, he developed citrus groves known as the Belair Groves and Experimental…

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The Sanford House Hotel Park, adjoining the Sanford House Hotel, overlooked the waterfront of Lake Monroe at Commercial Street and Palmetto Avenue in Sanford, Florida in 1934. The hotel was built by Henry Sanford (1823-1891) with the intent of…

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The Sanford Hotel House Park in Sanford, Florida in 1880. The Sanford House Hotel was built by Henry Sanford (1823-1891) with the intent of attracting tourists and providing housing for would-be wealthy settlers to the city of Sanford. The Sanford…

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First Street between Palmetto Avenue and Magnolia Avenue in Sanford, Florida in 1882. When General Henry S. Sanford (1823-1891) first established the City of Sanford, he laid out the streets on a grid plan. Streets running toward Lake Monroe were…

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When General Henry S. Sanford (1823-1891) first established the City of Sanford, Florida, he laid out the streets on a grid plan. Streets running toward Lake Monroe were given names of native Florida trees, while streets running parallel to the lake…