Our Past

1973: Gene Schneckloth pitches plan for Eldridge golf course

Compiled by Erin M. Gentz
Posted 1/25/23

Jan. 24, 1973: The Eldridge City Council heard a proposal from Gene Schneckloth on the construction of a nine-hole golf course to be developed on a farm owned by the Schneckloth’s in east Eldridge. The proposed plat also included a 31-unit housing development. Schneckloth said he hoped to begin construction by fall. 

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