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Recognizing that the older facility was inadequate to handle the demands of a growing membership, Mr.Copeland began building a new clubhouse for Concord Country Club in 1964 and relocated it to its current site near the center of the clubs property. Copeland recognized the development potential of lands located at the corner of Routes 1 and 202 and pursued a long-term strategic plan to maximize the value of the property located near the intersection.Copeland generously built an Olympic-sized swimming pool with two locker rooms, a grill and an office. Copeland built a tennis pavilion and two tennis courts for the membership. Copelands long-term real estate plan came to fruition.The new facility was dedicated on Memorial Day weekend in 1974. He sold 45 acres of land at the corner of Route 202 and Route 1 and subsequently, those lands were developed into the current State Farm Insurance complex as well as several retail businesses.The Brinton Lake Club, predecessor to Concord Country Club, was organized in 1918 under the leadership of Ellwood J. Club members would enjoy swimming and diving in the lake, horseback riding, steeplechase races, polo, bowling, trap shooting and canoeing.Sledding and ice skating on the lake were enjoyed during the winter months. Flynn, noted golf course architect to design a golf course in 1923.
Like many clubs during this era, World War II took a toll on the membership roster at Concord Country Club.Concord Realty Company was formed, giving birth to Concord Country Club. Irenee du Pont appeared on the cover of Life Magazine on August 19, 1957, flanked by his son Irenee, Jr. The membership roster of Concord Country Club in 1927 included many notable individuals, including: Lammot du Pont II, President of E. du Pont de Nemours and Company from 1926 to 1940, and brother of Irenee du Pont. Haskell, pioneered Du Ponts Medical Division Ed Dudley, formerly of Hollywood Country Club, Hollywood, CA became Concords golf professional in 1929 and served through 1933.The first President of Concord Country Club was Irenee du Pont, the famous American industrialist who was also a golf enthusiast. Big Ed Dudley was one of the top players of his era, and later became one of the most influential figures in professional golf circles. Dudley was selected to play on the United States Ryder Cup team in both 19, and made the team once again in 1937.With an eye toward future growth and development, in 1951, Wilmington C. purchased 335 acres from Henry Francis du Ponts Winterthur estate.
The 1960s saw dramatic growth in the game of golf throughout the United States. The year after he purchased Concord Country Club, Mr.Television coverage of professional golf featuring personalities like Arnold Palmer led the charge. In 1960, Wilmington Country Club began construction on their current golf courses and facilities on the Kennett Pike, triggering their interest in selling Concord Country Club. Lammot du Pont Copeland purchased Concord Country Club from Wilmington Country Club on December 14, 1961. Copeland, a senior executive at Du Pont, was the great-great grandson of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont, the founder of E. Copeland became the President of the Du Pont Company and served through 1967. Copeland was highly respected worldwide for his business accomplishments, and appeared on the cover of Time Magazine on November 27, 1964. Copeland inherited a clubhouse facility that was acquired in 1923 from the Martin family.