Source: Rockford Register Republic May 11,1948 p.11
Source: Rockford Register Star, Jan. 6, 2020.
Source of residential properties by street but not street (number) address: McCoy’s Rockford City Directory for 1936. There were no residential properties east of Forest Hills Country Club; there were farms/rural. J Eugene Welch worked for Allen Ice Cream, Harry E Shouler was a plumber, Robert Strauss was the owner of the Midway Theater, Harold C. Rudolph owner Forest City Pattern Works, G B Rosenquist was a house painter.
Source of above and below: McCoy’s Rockford City Directory for 1937
Source of Above: McCoy’s Rockford City Directory for 1937
Source: McCoy’s Rockford City Directory for 1949 In the dozen years since the 1937 directory, 3 houses and the 173 Driving Range , The practice range may or may not have evolved from Hwy 173.