Tag Archives: Felton Grove

History Of Interest Rates

History of interest rates: The interest rate on my first house in Felton Grove was only 14% in 1982. Advertisements

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #1

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photos #2 + 3

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photos #4 + 5

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #6

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #7

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #8

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #9

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #11

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #12

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #13

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #14

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #15

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #16

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photos #17 + 18

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove Flooding 1998 – Pre “House Elevation” Project

During periods of heavy rain when the ground is fully saturated and the storms keep rolling in, the San Lorenzo River overflows it’s banks. Until the 1998 flood, many, if not all of the homes would be damaged by flood … Continue reading

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Old Railroad Bridge at Felton Covered Bridge

The concrete supports seen in this photo still exist. I recall a local old timer telling me that when he was a kid, he’d wait for the conductor to wave when the train crossed here. Railroad Bridge at Felton Covered … Continue reading

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Seeking Felton Grove stories and photos.

If you have a story or photo about Felton Grove, please email it to me. Thanks!

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove Flood Control Map – 1986

This map was part of a study by Santa Cruz County and the Army Corps of Engineers to consider options for flood control in Felton Grove in the 1980’s. In 1998/99 the house elevation project began (the flood of 1998 … Continue reading

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Felton Covered Bridge and railroad bridge- circa 1920’s

Wow! What a great photo. Note the old railroad bridge to the right of the Covered Bridge. There is now a house where remnants of the railroad bridge foundation is. As a Felton Realtor since 1978, I’ve sold that house … Continue reading

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Felton Grove – Old Swimming Hole – circa 1940’s

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Felton Grove Resort Dance Pavilion ca.1940’s

Here is a brief history of the Felton Grove written by Robert Wright. His father purchased the Grove in 1940 right before Pearl Harbor. It was called “Felton Grove Resort”. The Grove, now a residential area, was a summer camping destination … Continue reading

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Felton Grove Auto Camp ad – ca.1928

This circa 1928 ad for the Felton Grove Auto Camp was generously donated by local historian, Randall Brown. Thanks Randy! For more info on the history of Felton Grove, click on “Felton Grove” under “categories” on the right.

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My First House 1982 – Just After Flood

I took this photo of my first house in early 1982. It was after the big flood in Felton Grove. Many years later, the neighborhood house elevation project began. To see more photos and to read the story of My … Continue reading

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Brief History of Felton Grove and Photos

Photo of the dance pavilion in the Felton Grove Resort dance hall and snack bar ca. 1940. Click to print larger version of photo. Here is a brief history of the Felton Grove written by Robert Wright. His father purchased the Grove … Continue reading

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