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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hockessin, Delaware

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Wilmington is the county seat for New Castle County
Hockessin is in New Castle County
      New Castle County (847)  
      Kent County (276)  
      Cecil County, Maryland (188)  
      Kent County, Maryland (102)  
      Gloucester County, New Jersey (55)  
      Salem County, New Jersey (116)  
      Chester County, Pennsylvania (464)  
      Delaware County, Pennsylvania (283)  
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1 Delaware, New Castle County, Hockessin — Ashland BridgeRed Clay Creek — Listed on National Register of Historic Places – 1973 —
Original Town Lattice Truss Covered Bridge – ca. 1850 Bridge Deck Rehabilitated – 1964 Listed on National Register of Historic Places – 1973 Complete Rehabilitation & Steel Beams Added – 1982 Rehabilitated Stone Foundation and Replaced . . . Map (db m62043) HM
2 Delaware, New Castle County, Hockessin — Chair of Honorfor Prisoners of War-Missing in Action — You Will Not Be Forgotten —
For those who answered the call of duty and have yet to return to family and home, Who are listed among the Prisoners of War (POW) and those Missing in Action (MIA), This chair is reserved as a seat of honor.Map (db m174917) WM
3 Delaware, New Castle County, Hockessin — NC-140 — Chippey African Union Methodist Church
In 1813 a group of African-American Methodists formed an independent denomination known as the African Union Church. It was the first incorporated religious body in the United States controlled entirely by African-Americans. In 1866 the African . . . Map (db m92146) HM
4 Delaware, New Castle County, Hockessin — NCC-252 — Cox-Phillips-Mitchell Agricultural Complex
In 1726, William and Catherine Cox built a Flemish bond brick house named "Ocasson" on 350 acres of land acquired from Letitia Penn. William Phillips and his heirs owned the farm from 1766-1830 and added a bank barn by 1770. From 1830-1856 Quaker . . . Map (db m157190) HM
5 Delaware, New Castle County, Hockessin — NC-194 — First African-American Schoolhouse In Hockessin
Local tradition states that a school was present at this location as early as 1829. However, in 1878 the first documented school for African-Americans in Hockessin was established in this vicinity. The school was funded and built primarily by the . . . Map (db m94251) HM
6 Delaware, New Castle County, Hockessin — NC-198 — Hockessin Friends Meetinghouse
The Hockessin Friends Meeting has operated with an active membership and regular services, known as Meetings for Worship, since its founding. The Meeting is part of the larger Philadelphia Yearly Meeting faith community. The expansion of the . . . Map (db m92144) HM
7 Delaware, New Castle County, Hockessin — NC-137 — Hockessin School #107C
Also known as the Hockessin Colored School, this building was constructed in 1920 to serve the needs of the communities African-American students. Funding for construction was provided by the Delaware School Auxiliary Association and its primary . . . Map (db m92145) HM
8 Delaware, New Castle County, Hockessin — NC219 — James Henry "Nip" Winters
Born in 1899 in Washington DC. James Henry Winters was a pitcher in the Negro leagues from 1919-1933. Winters, who was also known as "Jesse" and "Nip," was one of the top left-handed pitchers of his day. Known for his wild style and pitching speed, . . . Map (db m143839) HM
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9 Delaware, New Castle County, Hockessin — NC-218 — St. John The Evangelist Church
Built in 1882, St. John the Evangelist Church was the third Catholic church to be built in the Hockessin area. Soon after it opened, St. John's established a parochial school in its hall. By 1934 the school was closed due to dwindling financial . . . Map (db m94252) HM
10 Delaware, New Castle County, Hockessin — NC-32 — St. Mary's Church
Site of the first Catholic church in Delaware, Usually called "Coffee Run" Church. Land purchased 1772 by Rev. Matthias Manners. First church erected shortly thereafter. Last church erected by Rev. Patrick Kenny. Remained standing until 1908. . . . Map (db m43694) HM
11 Delaware, New Castle County, Hockessin — NCC-228 — The Daniel Nichols House
British General Sir William Howe embarked on a campaign to capture the city of Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War in 1777. While marching from Cooch’s Bridge to Kennett Square onward to the Battle of Brandywine Howe and his army passed . . . Map (db m168292) HM WM
12 Delaware, New Castle County, Hockessin — NC-208 — Tweed's Tavern
Formerly known as "MudFort," this log structure was built circa 1790. The original two-story building measured 21 x 27 feet, and featured an attic and full stone basement. A later tax assessment describes the house as "large" and cites the presence . . . Map (db m168956) HM
13 Delaware, New Castle County, Hockessin — Veterans Memorial
Honor to those who served their country and accepted the hardship and sacrifice as their dutyMap (db m174918) WM
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Jul. 18, 2024