Category Archives: Capt. Ed’s Boyland

Felton Grove History: 1962 – A Church is Built (3 photos)

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Felton Grove History: Bob Wright’s Story

With the current Facebook conversations on the Felton Grove Neighborhood News about the swimming hole, I thought this might be of interest. Patsy Wright, Bob Wright’s widow, drew this sketch of Felton Grove Resort circa 1940’s. She also gave me … Continue reading

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Captain Ed’s Boyland: 1932-1959

Captain Ed ran a boys summer camp at Felton Grove from 1932-1959.

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Capt. Ed’s Boyland: Exciting Discovery!

One of  Capt. Ed’s Boys has contacted me and I’ll be getting lots of info on what it was like at The Camp at Felton Grove, circa 1950’s. It started with this email a few days ago: Larry Rush wrote: … Continue reading

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Captain Ed’s: 1936 Felton Grove

More happy campers at Captain Ed’s, Felton Grove, 1936.

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Captain Ed’s Boyland: 1956

These 2 photos of the camp kitchen by local photographer Fredda Carr dated Aug. 1956 tell us that Captain Ed’s Boyland at Felton Grove continued on after the big flood of 1955. I have another photo showing Capt. Ed’s Boyland … 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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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: Aerial View Church

Aerial view of Felton Evangelical Free Church at Graham Hill Rd. and E. Zayante Rd. prior to their garage being built. This is the site of the old Felton Grove baseball field (1890’s-1930’s), Captain Ed’s, who ran a boys camp … Continue reading

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Felton Grove: Park Ave 1956

This appears to be a 1956 view of Park Ave. looking uphill toward Graham Hill Rd. The Dance Hall is almost certainly the  faded outline of the building at the far rear left. Photo courtesy of MAH Captain Ed Collection. … Continue reading

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Felton Grove: Camp Bruning 1936

Courtesy of MAH (Museum of Art and History) Santa Cruz, Captain Ed Collection.

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Capt. Ed’s Boyland: 1947

SLV Press, August 8, 1947: Captain Ed’s Boyland Holds Last Fireside Program. One big laugh after another. Mrs. Ed Dougherty wardrobe mistress. The grand finale was the bridal party with beautiful “bride” Charles Skelly in wedding gown and veil and … Continue reading

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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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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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