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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hockessin, Delaware
Location of Hockessin, Delaware
► New Castle County (519) ► Kent County (218) ► Cecil County, Maryland (167) ► Kent County, Maryland (86) ► Gloucester County, New Jersey (55) ► Salem County, New Jersey (114) ► Chester County, Pennsylvania (241) ► Delaware County, Pennsylvania (200)
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| 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 . . . — — Map (db m62043) HM|
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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Honor to those who served their country and accepted the hardship and sacrifice as their duty — — Map (db m174918) WM|
|Original Town Lattice Truss Covered Bridge - ca. 1850
Rehabilitated - 1939
Steel Beams Added - 1981
Destroyed by Flood/ Steel Acrow Bridge Placed - 2003
Town Lattice Truss Covered Bridge Replacement - 2008
Engineering & Project Management - . . . — — Map (db m73000) HM|