Site is closed to the public, except for registered tour participants.
The Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site includes the Cooch Homestead and Cooch-Dayett Mill complex. The site is currently transitioning from private ownership to public site, undergoing necessary preservation and renovation. The location of Delaware’s only Revolutionary War era land battle, the site’s history covers centuries. Stories include: agricultural use, industry, the experiences of Black families both free and enslaved, and the Cooch family who lived on the property for 7 generations.
Admission and Parking
The site is closed to the public, except for free programs available with registration. Please visit our tour reservation page to learn more. Limited parking is available.
Only the grounds are available, during scheduled tours. Currently there is no access to the historic house or mill.
Friends of Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site
The Friends of Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site is a non-profit organization focused on preserving the built and natural features of the Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site and on promoting public access to them. To learn more please visit their website.
Frequently Asked Questions
Hours of Operation
Accessible with a reservation on a scheduled tour. Groups (8 or more) interested in touring the site can schedule a private tour by calling (302) 731-5780 or emailing CBmuseum@delaware.gov.
961 S. Old Baltimore Pike
Newark, DE 19702
Phone: (302) 731-5780
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