Category Archives: Felton Grove Resort

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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Felton Grove Resort: 1937 New Resort Opens

Previously called Felton Grove Auto Camp, the name changes in 1937 to Felton Grove Resort after over $20,000 in improvements: Ad In Santa Cruz Evening News, May, 1937: 1937 Postcard, photo of entrance to the new Felton Grove Resort:  

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Felton Grove Resort: 1939

Felton Grove Resort ad – S.C Sentinel, July 15, 1939:

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Felton Grove Resort: 1939 Ad

Sounds like loads of fun to be had at Felton Grove Resort summer of 1939:

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Dance Hall: 1939 Jitterbugging Outlawed!

Who was that guy who outlawed Jitterbugging in 1939 at the Felton Grove Resort Dance Hall? Here’s a photo of him in 1937. I got this from a delightful woman I recently met who is the 17 year old young … Continue reading

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Felton: New Display at Felton Bridge Park Kiosk

Check it out. Old photos or items of interest wanted for future displays. I’m still working on the final list of original volunteers from 1993 who helped make the park a reality. I hope you enjoy the new photo display! … Continue reading

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Felton Grove: Dance Hall + History of Resort

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Homes For Sale: Dance Hall Just Listed! $299,000

I have just listed the old Felton Grove Dance Hall! It will go on MLS tomorrow, Oct. 31st. If you know anyone who might want to purchase this awesome, one of a kind historic property, let me know. The building … Continue reading

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Dance Hall: Photo Series 1-7

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Felton Grove: 1950’s Swimming Hole

Felton Grove swimming hole at San Lorenzo River near Zayante Creek, circa 1950’s.

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Felton Grove: 1920’s + 30’s Ad Series

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Felton Grove History: Park Ave

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Felton Grove Resort: 1938

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Felton Grove Resort: 1933

June 1933 Felton Grove ad.

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Dance Hall: 1940’s Interior – Felton Grove Resort

Felton Grove Dance Hall. Bob Wright and Patsy Klein met here in 1942. She was 14, he was 16. They danced with the group “Mountain Dancers”, shown here.

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