Category Archives: Felton Grove

Felton History: Who Was Mrs. Rideout? (Photos series)

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Felton History: Sycamore Grove Resort Camp

Could this be Felton Grove or was there a Sycamore Grove Resort Camp somewhere off Hwy 9 near Felton? I’m including the front and back of this postcard with the hope that someone (Ronnie?) can also help me date the … Continue reading

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Felton History: Map ca. 1930’s Felton

After an article came out in the Press Banner about my listing and selling the old Felton Grove Dance Hall, I got a call from local resident Fred Latta who put me in touch with a wonderful 93 year old … Continue reading

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What the Heck Is It? WINNER Michelle Kiss!

Michelle Kiss got it right. Here’s the full sign as seen at the Felton Grove laundry:

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Newspaper: 1931 Felton

Sentinel May 24, 1931: Mr. and Mrs. N. Belardi have completed a soda water stand which is open for the summer. The many summer resorts and auto camps of this vicinity are all being remodeled and opened for the summer. … Continue reading

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WINNER of What the Heck Is It!!!

Andersen got it right! Home plate was originally at the Felton Grove ball field (where Felton Bible Church is now.) The baseball field was converted to a softball field to avoid broken windows of neighboring cabins. Later, the ball park … Continue reading

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Felton Grove: 1940’s Band at Dance Hall

Can anyone identify this band or it’s members? Felton Grove Resort, ca. 1940’s.

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Zayante School: 1945

Photo #1 Marjorie Wright, Zayante School teacher and Felton Grove resident, 1945. Photo #2 Marjorie’s youngest son, Bob (left) and friend. For more info on the Wright family’s long history in Felton/Felton Grove go to:

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