Few People Know That A Revolutionary War Battle Took Place In This Delaware Town

When you think of the American Revolution, images of Germantown, Valley Forge, Lexington and Concord. Images of Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Virginia come to mind. Most people don’t even know that an important skirmish in the Revolutionary War happened right here in Newark, Delaware. The Battle of Cooch’s Bridge is a minor one in terms of casualties and soldiers, but it was an important fight during the Philadelphia Campaign that eventually led to the turning points of the war. Read about this historic battlefield below.

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You can find directions to the battlefield right here, and you’ll be impressed with the display when you do visit!

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