Today in Sanford History (TSH), Mayor Forrest Lake, a prime example of a Roaring ’20s political scoundrel, was convicted of … More
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Hotel returning to historic Mayfair Inn investors say
It was 54 years ago that the last guest left the Mayfair Inn. In the years since, many Sanford residents … More
What’s going on in that big glass building downtown?
You may see a few moving trucks along 1st Street as the folks over at New Tribes Mission (NTM) USA are … More
Cy Smith, an unfamiliar name at the center of Sanford’s history
Throughout its history, Sanford has been a town of full of colorful characters, even by Florida standards. There’s W.J. Hill, … More
Forrest Lake: crook or visionary?
The real estate bust hit Sanford hard. With the economy in a global meltdown, city leaders had to renege on … More