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Downtown Sanford Historical Tour

230 E 1st St Sanford, 32771 32771
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Downtown Sanford Historical Tour
Detail Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Detail It lasts approximately 1.5 hours.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Downtown Sanford Historical Tour Schedule Schedule
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Downtown Sanford Historical Tour
Upcoming Schedule:
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15
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10:30 AM
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10:30 AM
Jun
29
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10:30 AM
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6
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10:30 AM
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13
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10:30 AM
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20
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10:30 AM
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27
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10:30 AM
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Discover the rich history of Sanford, Florida on a Downtown Sanford Historical Tour. Located just north of Orlando, Sanford offers an exciting glimpse into the past with this comprehensive walking tour. Led by knowledgeable guides, guests will explore historic streets and admire iconic landmarks while learning about the city's vibrant history.

The tour begins in the heart of downtown Sanford, where visitors will be introduced to the charming streetscapes and unique architecture of this lively city. Guests will be guided through the streets, walking a leisurely pace for about 2 hours. The Sanford Historic District features over 200 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places.

The tour covers around 1.5 miles, passing through historic First Street, Magnolia Square, and the Sanford Commercial District. Sites visited include residential districts, city parks, historic churches, and prominent museums such as the Sanford Museum, the Sanford Art Walk, and the Sanford History Museum. Guides will point out notable examples of Victorian, Art Deco, and Mid-Century Modern architecture along the route.

During the tour, guests will learn about important moments from Sanford's history, including key moments from the Civil War, the city's role in the citrus industry, and the rise of significant locals such as entrepreneur Henry S. Sanford. This walking tour paints a vivid picture of Sanford's past, as well as the city's effort to preserve its rich heritage.

The Downtown Sanford Historical Tour is perfect for locals and visitors alike. It offers a unique perspective on one of Florida's most historic cities, and the tour is designed to appeal to visitors of all ages. Patrons are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and bring their camera, as there will be plenty of opportunities to capture the beautiful scenery and historical landmarks.

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 Pass By  Downtown Sanford
Immerse yourself in the timeless allure of Downtown Sanford situated near Orlando, FL. From riveting riverwalk adventures along the St. Johns River to savoring culinary delights in bustling bistros, there's enjoyment at every corner. Relish the weekly craft beer tastings or simply lose yourself among the architectural marvels of yesteryears, making each visit an unforgettable experience.
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 Pass By  Magnolia Square
Discover the charming beauty of Magnolia Square, nestled in the heart of Orlando, Florida. Green-designated shopping meets historic Southern elegance in this vibrant enclave, brimming with eclectic boutiques, tantalizing dining options, and cozy cafes. Around each corner, find exquisite architecture, a friendly community atmosphere, and the tranquil scene of beautiful magnolias — a truly unforgettable Floridian experience.
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 Pass By  Sanford Commercial District
Surround yourself with the rich history and culture of Florida at the Sanford Commercial District near Orlando. Immerse in the vintage vibe as you wander among grand buildings that speak volumes of a bygone era. Packed with unique boutiques, tantalizing eateries, and lively events, Sanford Commercial District is a must-visit kaleidoscope of local flavor and charm.
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 Pass By  Sanford History Museum
Dive into Florida's intriguing past at the Sanford History Museum near Orlando. A must-visit for history enthusiasts, the museum houses a rich collection from the ancient Native American era to the city’s citrus and celery boom. Unearth the true essence of Sanford framed through fascinating photographs, artifacts, and captivating narratives. A journey through time awaits at the Sanford History Museum!


In summary, the Downtown Sanford Historical Tour is an exceptional and authentic way to learn about Sanford's history and appreciate its evolution over time. With knowledgeable guides, exciting landmarks, and a beautiful city scape, this tour offers a fascinating experience that you won't want to miss. Come and experience the beauty and charm of historic Sanford through the Downtown Sanford Historical Tour and make your visit to Florida even more memorable.

Frequently Asked Questions for Downtown Sanford Historical Tour:
  • What methods of transportation does the Downtown Sanford Historical Tour use?
    This is a walking tour.
  • Approximately how long does the Downtown Sanford Historical Tour last?
    It lasts approximately 1.5 hours.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Downtown Sanford Historical Tour?
    Yes.
  • Is the Downtown Sanford Historical Tour handicap accessible?
    Yes.

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