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Felton History: Rideout Ranch Series – Early 1900’s

A few months ago one of my readers, Carol Harrington, who has deep roots in Felton, started sending me some wonderful photos of Old Felton. In Sept. she sent some that had “Rideout Ranch” written on them. I’d never heard … Continue reading

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Felton History: 1960’s Bob Judd Quartet at Costella’s

Joseph Di Benedetto, who played drums in the band has kindly sent a photo of the band that was in this Costella’s ad circa 1960’s. Scroll down to see photo. Thanks Joseph! Costella’s Ad: Photo of Bob Judd Band:

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Zayante/Lompico: 1920’s Photo

Photo Courtesy of Randall Brown:

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Ronnie Trubek Solves Decades Old Mystery!

Local Historian and Realtor Ronnie Trubek has solved a mystery that has plagued Valley residents for close to a century. The photo of Policeman Doc Capelli on his motorcycle, circa 1920’s, (courtesy of Carol Harrington) was thought to be taken … Continue reading

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Felton: Post Office – circa 1930’s

Unidentified photo of woman and child in front of Felton Post Office, circa 1930’s?

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Felton: Doc Capelli – Comment re: Yesterday’s Post

Fascinating comment from Jack Baker re: Doc Capelli’s motorcycle: Jack Baker tenakee@gmail.com 50.29.215.47 Submitted on 2014/10/13 at 4:27 am Doc appears to be mounted on what I think is a 1922 Deluxe Henderson 4 cylinder motorcycle. They were one of … Continue reading

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Felton: Policeman Doc Capelli

I LOVE this photo of “Doc” Capelli taken either in Felton or Santa Cruz, date?

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Lime Kilns: Hihn St. Felton Mash up – Then and Now

Photo #1 – 1902 Felton Lime Kiln, Hihn St, Felton. Harry De Wald 2nd from right. Photo #2 – Mashup Courtesy of Derek Whaley, Railroad Historian:

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Zayante: 1940’s Family Remembers (story + photos)

Many thanks to Noni McCullough Borden who shared her family photos including Zayante School 1945-1943: #1-The story: #2-Zayante School Photo with students: #3 – Identity of several of the students: #4 – 1943 Noni and brother Pat at Zayante School: … Continue reading

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New Listing in Historic Felton Grove!

Home For Sale: 150 Park Ave, Felton¬†$599,000 ¬†Check out the history and neighborhood at FeltonGrove.com. Lovely 2+ BR on 1/4 acre flat, sunny lot. Many recent upgrades with quality materials. Approx. 1100 sq. ft. Home was elevated above flood level … Continue reading

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