Monthly Archives: November 2012

San Lorenzo River: USGS Water Watch

This is a great site to view the historical and current “streamflow” for our river. http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv/?site_no=11160500

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Felton Grove: 1940’s “Old Swiming Hole”

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Sold: 1980 – $90,000

This home in Felton Grove sold in 1980 for $90,000. Note 12% interest rate.

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Sold: 1980 – $67,500

This property in Felton Grove sold for $67,500 in 1980. Note the 10% interest rate!

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Felton Grove Today: Our Lovely Homes #1 Series

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Felton Grove Resort: 1939 Ad

August 1939. “Jitterbug dances” were strictly outlawed at Felton Grove Resort. (See Nov. 22, 2012 post or search “Jitterbug” to read 1939 newspaper article about this.)

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Newspaper: 1956 SLV Reporter

SLV Reporter Jan. 19, 1956 Incidents at Felton Grove During the Flood by Natalie Bruce Thumbnail sketches of some happenings in the flood area of Felton Grove on the night of the recent flood, Dec. 22, 1955, where humor and … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1956 SLV Reporter

SLV Reporter  Jan. 5, 1956 Herb Cohenour Loses Photographic Equipment In Flood. Home and Studio were in Felton Grove and were both completely ruined by the flood waters. (the photographer for SLV Reporter.) Marjorie Wright Feeds Workers Cleaning Felton Grove … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1941 Evening News

Evening News  April, 1941 Improvements Under Way At Felton Grove An attractive redwood gateway made of giant logs topped with hand wrought lamps is being erected at Felton Grove by Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Okerstrom. The dance hall and cabins … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1940 Sentinel

Boulder Creek Couple Lease Felton Resort Sentinel July 15, 1940 Felton Grove Resort, changing hands for the second time in a few months, was taken over last week by Mr. and Mrs. K. R. Okerstrom, who have been residents of … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1940 Sentinel

1940 Flood Damage In Felton Grove Sentinel March 5, 1940 Summer House Owners Rush To View Damage. Paradise Park, Gold Gulch and Felton Grove were apparently worst hit of all river bank resorts. H. V. Witham, proprietor of Felton Grove, … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1940 Sentinel

1940 Flood Rescue, Felton Grove Sentinel Feb. 27, 1940: Early this morning the water was reported running five feet deep at Felton Grove. Mrs. Cecile Madison and her baby daughter and Miss Harriette De Jarnette of San Francisco had to … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1939 Riptide – Jitterbugging Outlawed

Jitterbugging Strictly Outlawed At Felton Grove Resort Riptide, July 28, 1939: Witham Proving Youth is Still “Old Fashioned”.  An interesting commentary on modern youth psychology has been afforded by H. V. Witham’s experiment at his popular Felton Grove Resort, where … Continue reading

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Felton Grove Auto Camp: 1925 Tent cabins

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Felton Grove Today

Felton Grove Today: Just a short walk to town, Felton Grove is a sunny, 16 acre neighborhood sprinkled with Sycamores, Redwoods and Bay trees. You can hear the whistle from Historic Roaring Camp Railroad, walk across the old Felton Covered … Continue reading

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