Last month, the Dover-based Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs appointed Kaitlyn Dykes the first site supervisor for Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site. An accomplished historian, Kaitlyn stood out from the other job candidates as “the best choice to lead Cooch’s Bridge through the transition from private property to HCA’s sixth public historic site,” an HCAContinue reading “Meet Kaitlyn Dykes”
Delaware Public Media’s Tom Byrne and contributor Larry Nagengast discuss plans for the Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site. Go here to listen.
Hear historian Kim Burdick on the Battle of Cooch’s Bridge in a new podcast from the “Journal of the American Revolution.” Go here to listen.
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The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs has appointed Kaitlyn Dykes as the first site supervisor for Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site. Ms. Dykes, currently lead interpreter at the Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes, will bring a wealth of experience and new ideas to the job. She stood out from a strong pool of candidates as “theContinue reading “Site Supervisor Named”
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The Friends of Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site has unveiled its new logo. The image will be featured on letterhead, promotional materials, and more. The logo features the Christina River flowing under Cooch’s Bridge and the organization’s name, displayed in the same font as the old Cooch rail station sign. The river is represented in aContinue reading “Friends Adopts New Logo”
Historian Kim Burdick has published a new article in the Journal of the American Revolution, the nation’s leading source of knowledge about the American Revolution. Burdick provides an hourly account of the Battle of Cooch’s Bridge, the dustup that proved Washington wouldn’t give up the new nation’s capital unchallenged.
November 30 marks Giving Tuesday, since 2012 the nonprofit world’s biggest online fundraising day of the year, and Friends of Cooch’s Bridge, the new group dedicated to preserving state-owned Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site, plans to get in on the action. “We hope to make this year’s Giving Tuesday one for the history books,” says Friends’Continue reading “Friends of Cooch’s Bridge to make a splash on Giving Tuesday”