The Whalers Saloon

The Whalers Saloon (HMZZ1)

Location: Sanford, FL 32771 Seminole County
Country: United States of America

N 28° 48.681', W 81° 15.964'

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Erected - 1887

— 112 South Palmetto Avenue —

Finished in 1887, this building was built by Colonel A.M. Thrasher who was President of the Sanford Ice and Cold Storage Company. It originally housed a saloon and a sporting goods store.

The Romanesque Revival architecture style is typical of many small brick commercial buildings of the late 1880's and is distinguished by it's rather crude and shallow decorative brickwork. The ground story facade was plain brick, now covered. Above the marquee are a brick cornice and modillion and piers at the corners. A flat roof with parapet and rectangular floor plan are also a part of this building's characteristics.

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places - 1976
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HM NumberHMZZ1
Series This marker is part of the Florida: Sanford Historic Preservation Board series
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Year Placed1989
Placed ByThe Sanford Historic Preservation Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:45am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 474038 N 3187114
Decimal Degrees28.81135000, -81.26606667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 48.681', W 81° 15.964'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 48' 40.86" N, 81° 15' 57.84" W
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Area Code(s)407
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106 S Palmetto Ave, Sanford FL 32771, US
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