The Americans at Battle of Cooch’s Bridge, September 3, 1777, were stationed along road between here an Aikentown (Glasgow). They had a post a Cooch’s Mill which stood on west side of creek, were severe fighting occurred. Skirmishing began near Aikentown and continued over Iron Hill to Welsh Baptist Meeting House.

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LOCATION: Marker is inactive/removed. East end of Cooch’s Bridge, North Side of Highway on Wilmington and Elkton Turnpike 3.5 miles from Newark.