Category Archives: Newspaper Archive

Newspaper: 1939 Riptide – Jitterbugging Outlawed

Jitterbugging Strictly Outlawed At Felton Grove Resort Riptide, July 28, 1939: Witham Proving Youth is Still “Old Fashioned”.  An interesting commentary on modern youth psychology has been afforded by H. V. Witham’s experiment at his popular Felton Grove Resort, where … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1928 Evening News

Felton Grove History: Aug. 24, 1928 Evening News: Felton Grove Lots To Be Auctioned. An auction of the famous Felton Grove river lots surrounding the area in which the Felton Grove auto camp is now situated, is announced for next … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1925 Evening News

Oct. 8, 1925 Evening News: The Cecil de Mille movie company is busy these days in and about Felton taking pictures. Tuesday and Wednesday pictures were taken at Felton Acres swimming pool. Nearly all of the company enjoyed the water … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1922 Evening News

Felton Grove Auto Camp Opens: April 1, 1922 Evening News: Beautiful New Auto Camp. The beautiful new Felton Grove Auto Camp ground, located in the heart of the Santa Cruz mountains, at the forks of the San Lorenzo river and … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1898 Mountain Echo

April 30, 1898 Mountain Echo: Our public school is to have it’s regular annual May day picnic at Maple Grove* here on Saturday. Miss Alpha West has been chosen queen of the Fiesta by her schoolmates. A number of new … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1897 Mountain Echo

June, 1897 Mountain Echo: The campers are beginning to come for the summer. Already a goodly number of tents are pitched in the Maple Grove*. *note: In early days Felton Grove was also referred to as Maple Grove. It appears … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1896 Surf

July 1896 Surf: A large party of the Berkeley campers at Felton Grove visited Santa Cruz on Tuesday. Some went down in carriages, and some on wheels*, while the rest of the party, about sixteen in all, walked. After enjoying … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1894 Surf

May 1, 1894 Surf: Campers have found their way to our pretty grove early this season, as already there are quite a number of tents pitched. We expect a large crowd this summer as our camping grounds are being widely … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1892 Surf

6 June, 1892 Surf: The school children intend to have a picnic at the Felton grove Friday. They have invited all their friends and anticipate great pleasure. There is to be a “May Pole dance” and Bessie Ball has been … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1886 Surf

Felton Grove History: As early as 1880, Felton Grove was “the summer home of a number of merry parties”. The following article was from June 16, 1886 Surf: (note: Felton Grove has also been called Camp Felton and Maple Grove … Continue reading

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