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Pencader Heritage Museum/Cooch-Dayett Mills


We are creating an educational environment for students, teachers and interested residents to learn about the history and culture of the Pencader Hundred. Our Cooch Room features pictures and memorabilia of the Cooch family, the Dayett Room when complete will house artifacts and information concerning the history of the Dayett Mill and in the Pencader Room are displays of Native American Indian and Revolutionary War artifacts. We are building our inventory to include replica cannons, period clothing, household items and agricultural tools from an earlier era. Our "please touch" area includes parts from a M-48 tank built by the Chrysler Corporation right here in Newark.

  • Hours: 1st and 3rd Saturday of each Month or by Appointment

Cooch's Bridge Battlefield Memorial Service

  • Address: 2029 Sunset Lake Rd., Newark, DE 19702
  • Recurrence: Recurring on the 1st Saturday of September
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The Battle of Cooch's Bridge was fought on September 3, 1777, between American militia and primarily German soldiers serving alongside the British… View Details

99 Kings Highway • Dover, DE 19901 • 1-866-284-7483
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