In a new interview, President Vince Watchorn details the Friend’s successes to date. Go here to read it.
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JUNETEENTH 2022 is a free outdoor celebratory event featuring keynotes by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s Patty Wilson Aden and the United Way’s Brandon Brice, with music by the Joseph Whitney Steel Band. Register now at https://www.tfaforms.com/4988750
To mark the second anniversary of the Friends of Cooch’s Bridge, over 150 fans, followers and founders gathered at three separate special events the first weekend of June 2022. The events included a day of guided tours of the Cooch-Dayett Mill Historic Site, rarely open to the public. The mill is a marvelous wayback machineContinue reading “Founding Friends Gather”
University of Delaware graduate and undergraduate students spent the spring semester studying the Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site to learn how an historic property is interpreted, according to Delaware HCA. The students, led by museum studies professor Kenneth Cohen, worked with numerous stakeholders, including DCA staff, directors of area museums, Native American representatives, and members of descendentContinue reading “Museum studies class examines Cooch’s Bridge”
June marks the second anniversary of the Friends of Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site and you’re invited to celebrate: Join us Saturday, June 4, for a guided tour of the Cooch-Dayett Mill Historic Site Dating to the 1830s, the Cooch-Dayett Mill is one of the last water-powered mills still standing in Delaware. It offers a fascinatingContinue reading “Celebrate!”
United Way’s DoMore24 takes place on line March 3-4. You can support our mission to ensure the preservation of Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site by donating during the online event. Your gift to Friends of Cooch’s Bridge during DoMore24 will be matched, helping us fulfill that mission fully. Go here to donate during the online event.
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.