Day 28 – Sanford Established 1877

Sanford 1877


Sanford was established in 1877 which makes our beautiful city 136 years old. That makes it as old as the Washington Post or the Wimbledon tennis championship. Thomas Edison was also quite busy this year. More historic events of the year 1877 can be found at I thought it would be interesting to see what else happened in the world when Sanford was founded 😉

This picture shows one of the 2 arches at the West entrance of the historic district on First Street.

About The Author


Hi, my name is Claudia! I live, work and play in Sanford, FL. To top it all off, I am also totally in love with Sanford! My husband Jose and I are Realtors in Sanford, FL and help people realize their dreams of home ownership. We have two sons, Nicolas (2011) and Lukas (2013). I am originally from Germany, moved here in 2004. In 2008 I started I love everything that says creativity. Design is my passion, no matter if Graphic, Web or Fashion Design - and I am also into photography :) I'm also very social and love to hang out with my family and friends, be it for a kids play date or a fun night out ;)

1 Comment

  1. Rita T

    We like sanford too. We eat & okay there too. However, the town needs more businesses that thrive in the downtown area. We would enjoy it more.

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