DeForest Block

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Title

DeForest Block

Alternative Title

DeForest Block

Subject

Sanford (Fla.)
Drugstores--United States

Description

The DeForest Block, located at 101 East First Street in Sanford, Florida. The building was constructed in 1887 by Henry L. DeForest as a general store. During that same year, Downtown Sanford along First Street was devastated by a fire that started at a bakery. The DeForest Block is one of only a few sets of buildings that survived the fire. In 1917, the Seminole County Bank renovated the block. The building was

Creator

Smith, Austin

Source

Original color digital images by Austin Smith, December 19, 2010.

Date Created

2010-12-19

Is Part Of

Sanford Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpeg

Extent

255 KB
2.23 MB

Medium

2 color digital images

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Sanford, Florida

Spatial Coverage

28.811727, -81.267736

Temporal Coverage

1887-01-01/2010-12-19

Accrual Method

Item Creation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Austin Smith and owned by RICHES of Central Florida.

Contributing Project

Curator

Smith, Austin
Vickers, Savannah

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Sanford Historical Society, Inc. Sanford. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2003.
Sanford Historic Preservation Board. "The Sanford Historic Preservation Board Presents The Sanford Historic Downtown Walking Tour." City of Sanford, Florida. 2009.

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