Monthly Archives: July 2013

Felton Grove Auto Camp: 1924

Many thanks to Randall Brown, Felton Historian, for this 1924 Felton Grove Auto Camp ad. It’s one of the best I’ve seen. I’m including in this post several photos to show a taste of life at the Auto Camp, circa … Continue reading

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Captain Ed’s: 1956 Felton Grove

Captain Ed’s boys and their crosses at Captain Ed’s Boyland, Felton Grove. Photo taken by Fredda Carr Aug. 1956. Courtesy of the Museum of Art and History, Captain Ed Collection.

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San Lorenzo River: Rip-rap 1986

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Newspaper: 1900

Sept. 8, 1900 Sentinel: “A few days ago I rode up along the Zayante Creek and after seeing the many improvements in campgrounds, picnic grounds, and hotel accommodations for summer tourists, I am more and more convinced that Santa Cruz … Continue reading

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Felton Grove History: Park Ave

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Felton Grove Resort: 1938

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Captain Ed’s Boyland: 1956

This photo was part of a series of photos that was taken Aug. 9, 1956 by Ben Lomond photographer Fredda Carr. Capt. Ed and his wife are at the center and I think it’s at their house on River Rd. … Continue reading

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Captain Ed’s Boyland: 1956 Photo

Can anyone identify either of these women? This photo was taken by Fredda Carr, a well known local photographer, Aug. 9, 1956. It is from a series of photos that were taken by Fredda at Captain Ed’s Boyland at Felton … Continue reading

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Felton Grove: 1933 Lots for Sale

Felton Grove Auto Camp, located next to Felton Covered Bridge.

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Railroad: 1920’s Covered Bridge at Rear

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Covered Bridge: Railroad Trestle 1908

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Felton Grove: 1868 Glass Works?

A week after this ad appeared, in June 1868, an article read: “GLASS WORKS–Among the many manufacturing facilities of Santa Cruz, there is none that could be more readily or cheaply improved than the manufacture of crystal or flint glass. … Continue reading

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