"Some of the wetland was filled in to create the golf course." Council minutes 4.18.1995
Plymouth grew up around Hollydale. The course owners sold land east of the golf course for home development, precluding access from the east. Land west was purchased for the high school, making the railroad crossing at Holly Lane an untenable danger that was stopped by closing the northern access to Holly Lane. Schmidt Lake Road was extended west, a path chosen specifically to avoid harming Hollydale.
These actions, while supported by Hollydale's owners, limited vehicle access to Hollydale