Tag 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: 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 Grove: 1920’s + 30’s Ad Series

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Felton Grove Resort: 1938

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Felton Grove Resort: 1937 Postcard (front)

This wonderful postcard is from the Ronnie Trubek Collection. Thanks Ronnie! 

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Newspaper Ad: Felton Grove Resort 1938

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Felton Grove Hall: 1940’s photo series 1-4

4 photos: Felton Grove Resort, circa 1940’s. Note: The 4th photo does not have the Felton Grove sign on the roof and it appears to show a 1930’s car on Park Ave.

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Felton Grove Resort: Who Was the Wright Family?

William James (W. J.) Wright and his wife Marjorie Wright bought the Felton Grove Resort from Brinkman et. al, July 17, 1941. They had 2 sons, Bill and Bob. Photo#1 shows W. J. loafing on the porch of the Felton … Continue reading

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Felton Grove Resort: 1940’s Dance Pavilion

Felton Grove Resort Dance Pavilion, also called the Dance Hall circa 1940’s.

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Felton Grove Resort: 1939 Ad

August 1939. “Jitterbug dances” were strictly outlawed at Felton Grove Resort. (See Nov. 22, 2012 post or search “Jitterbug” to read 1939 newspaper article about this.)

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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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“A Brief History Of Felton Grove Resort” Pg 1 of 4

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“A Brief History Of Felton Grove Resort” Pg 2 of 4

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