Category Archives: Newspaper Archive

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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Newspaper: 1931 Felton Grove

Sentinel May 21, 1931: Five hundred fifty Moose, members of the different lodges, patronized the picnic and barbeque at the Felton Grove last Sunday. Sentinel May 24, 1931: Gwendolyn Beaver*, who is a student at the University of California and … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1938 Felton Grove

Sentinel, Sept. 1938: National Guard and Wives Tent in Felton Grove. Annual Holiday Will Feature Picnics and Games. Ninety National Guardsman, their wives and families arrived at Felton Grove from San Jose yesterday to hold their first annual recreational outing. … Continue reading

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Newspaper Ad: Felton Grove Resort 1938

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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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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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2010 Sentinel Article About The Grove and Floods

http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_14236134 Jan 21, 2010

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Newspaper: 1952 Square Dancing Ad

Circa 1952. Thanks for the old square dancing ad, Christian!

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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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