Tag Archives: Felton

SLV: 1956 Ads

Love these old ads! Advertisements

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What the Heck Is It? WINNER Peg Popkin!

The sign is at Henry Cowell State Park near the picnic ground restroom.

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What The Heck Is It? WINNER!!!

Reader cjm got it right! It’s a sawdust containment shed. Here is the photo series:  

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Old Photos, Local History, Railroad, Powder Works and More!

This is one of the coolest blogs I’ve come across so far. It’s FILLED with historic photos and info about local railroads in and around Felton and Santa Cruz, the California Powder Works, Santa Cruz Beach and Casino Station, the … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo: Santa Cruz To Felton

“San Lorenzo Canyon on the Road to the Big Tree Grove, Santa Cruz, Cal.”  Highway 9

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Woody Weatherman’s Window Forecast For Felton: 67 And Cooling Overnight

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Photo From 1920’s Silent Movie – Car Crossing Felton Covered Bridge

This is a photo from a clip of a movie made in Felton and surrounding areas in the 1920’s. The car is approaching the Felton Covered Bridge. Click on right to see videos. Courtesy of Randall Brown, local historian. Car … Continue reading

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Learning To Read Maps

I am currently teaching my 6 year old granddaughter how to read maps (“I’m almost 7, Grama”). First, I printed out a map that included her house and mine. Since we both live in Felton, that was easy. Then I … Continue reading

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Felton Grove Road Association Newsletter 2011

Felton Grove Road Association This newsletter from August 2011 is a great little history of the roads in Felton Grove. It’s hard to imagine how awful they were. Without the tireless effort of the Road Association members we would all … Continue reading

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove After 1982 Flood

Here are a couple of photos I took in 1982 just after the flood. Note the garbage can in the tree and the few inches of mud on the roof of the car in the 2nd photo.

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1987 Felton Town Plan booklet

Read the full 47 page Felton Town Plan here. I also have a better resolution photo of the cover page here.

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Felton Town Plan 1987

I recently located my old copy of the booklet “Felton Town Plan-A Specific Plan for the unincorporated Village of Felton”. It’s 47 pages, including the cover. It was prepared in 1987 and has some cool photos of the era, the … Continue reading

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Disaster Diary – Earthquake 1989 and Gloria the Toad

We lived on Circle Dr in the Felton Grove. I’d just gotten home from work. My son was playing at his friends house a couple of doors down from us. Suddenly everything started shaking. The refrigerator door flew open and … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Blog

Hi, I’m Vicki Wees, long time Felton resident. I’ve been a local Realtor for over 30 years and have collected information and photographs of historic interest. I’m looking forward to readers sharing their photos and recollections of the history of … Continue reading

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