Historic Downtown Excursions

Not all historic downtown sites are included on the narrated walking tour, though many are just a few blocks off the route. They include some of Sanford’s earliest homes, other important public buildings and the town’s first commercial district, built around the railroad. We invite you, to take a brief excursion to visit some of these sites.

Hawkins Avenue Excursion – Historic Homes of Sanford

  • First Presbyterian Church – 1914 – 205 Hawkins Avenue
  • John & Daisy Ingram House – 1924 – 206 Hawkins Avenue
  • Edwin & Mary Gavin House – 1922 – 305 Hawkins Avenue
  • John D. McIver House – 1885 – 309 Hawkins Avenue
  • Duncan & Kate McIver House – 1893 – 315 Hawkins Avenue
  • Hilands-Crabtree House – 1900 – 405 Hawkins Avenue

North Steele Excursion – Historic Public Buildings

  • Former Sanford Public Library – c.1927 – 118 North Steele Street
  • Sanford Herald Building – c.1935 – 208-210 St. Clair Court
  • Perry Building – c.1935 – 140 North Steele Street
  • Medical Building – c.1935 – 153 North Steele Street
  • Former Scott Hospital – 1924 – 105 Gordon Street
  • First Baptist Church – 1924-25 – 202 Summit Drive
  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church – 1929-31 – 312 North Steele Street

 

Chatham Street Excursion – Sanford’s First Commercial District

  • Sanford Buggy Co. Livery Stable – c1908 – 125 Chatham Street
  • Commercial Building – c.1912 – 129 Chatham Street
  • Commercial Building – c.1910 – 131 Chatham Street
  • Commercial Building – c.1910 – 147 Chatham Street
  • Lutterloh Clinic – 1909 – 201 Chatham Street
  • Commercial Building – c.1905 – 219 Chatham Street
  • Commercial Building – c.1925 – 229 Chatham Street
  • Commercial Building – c.1920 – 231 Chatham Street
  • Commercial Building – c.1920 – 303 Chatham Street
  • Railroad Freight Depot – c.1926 – 317 Chatham Street