Monthly Archives: January 2013

Felton Grove: Old House Photo 1969

Photo of house on Park Ave. in 1969.

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Felton Grove Hall: 1940’s photo series 1-4

4 photos: Felton Grove Resort, circa 1940’s. Note: The 4th photo does not have the Felton Grove sign on the roof and it appears to show a 1930’s car on Park Ave.

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Photo of Capt. Ed and Wife 1950’s

Photo of Captain Ed and his wife wearing Captain Ed’s Boyland shirts. Felton Grove, circa 1950’s. Courtesy of MAH (Museum of Art and History) Santa Cruz, Capt. Ed Collection.

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Dance Hall: Patsy and Bob 1947 (+ Pattie-Dee Style Shop 1948)

Photo #1 shows Patsy and Bob inside Felton Grove Dance Hall in 1947. They first met here. She was 14, he 16. I’m also including 3 photos of Patsy Klein’s mother’s shop in downtown Felton called the Pattie-Dee Style Shop. … Continue reading

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Felton Grove Dance Hall: 1942

View is looking across Graham Hill Rd to the side of the Dance Hall Building, Sept. 1942. Courtesy of Patsy Wright Collection.

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Felton Grove Resort: Who Was the Wright Family?

William James (W. J.) Wright and his wife Marjorie Wright bought the Felton Grove Resort from Brinkman et. al, July 17, 1941. They had 2 sons, Bill and Bob. Photo#1 shows W. J. loafing on the porch of the Felton … Continue reading

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Newspaper: Sentinel 1880

June 17, 1880 Sentinel: Felton Letter Our little town is quite a lively place nowadays, having quite an influx of summer visitors and many campers in the vicinity. The different hotels have been making improvements and getting new furniture in … Continue reading

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Newspaper: Sentinel 1874

July, 1874 Sentinel: Felton’s Celebration was said to have been exceedingly hearty. For miles around the citizens came in to unite in the festival. A platform was built in the grove across the river. Capt. Staples officiated as President of … Continue reading

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Capt. Ed’s Boyland: 1950’s Felton Grove

Capt. Ed’s Boyland, Felton Grove. Photos courtesy of MAH (Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz) Capt. Ed Collection. In 1962 the church (now Felton Bible Church) was built on this site on Graham Hill Rd. near E. Zayante Rd. … Continue reading

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Press Banner Interviews Vicki Wees

Click here to read full article:┬áPress-Banner – First time blogger chronicles Felton Grove

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Interview: Bob and Marilyn Miller, 1955 Flood (and more)

On Jan. 11, 2013 I interviewed Bob and Marilyn Miller in their home. They shared their memories of a daring flood rescue and much more! Read on and enjoy. (2 photos) Dec. 23, 1955, Felton Fire Hall Christmas Party: Bob … Continue reading

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Capt. Ed: Felton Grove Circa 1936

Courtesy of Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, Captain Ed Collection. Researched by local Historian Randall Brown for this blog. Thanks Randy! (Capt. Ed in glasses.)

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Dance Hall: On the Dance Floor 1940’s

Here’s a photo of Bob and Patsy dancing inside the Felton Grove Dance Hall, 1940’s:

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Felton Grove: Tennis Court 1947 (photo 1 + 2)

Felton Grove Resort tennis court, 1947, was originally built in approx. 1922 as a part of the Felton Grove Auto Camp. In 1958, Bob and Patsy Wright built their home here. Photo #1 is looking at the tennis court toward … Continue reading

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Felton Grove Dance Hall 1942

Photo courtesy of the Patsy Wright Family Collection. This is where Patsy and Bob Wright first met, danced and fell in love. Thanks so much, Patsy! More photos coming.

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