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The Cooch House

Erected 1760 by Thomas Cooch who had come here from England 1746. He was captain in French and Indian War, member of Colonial Assembly, judge of Court of Common Pleas and colonel in American Revolution. House enlarged by his grandson, William Cooch, an incorporator of first Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company, and Major General of […]

American Position Battle of Cooch’s Bridge

NC-41: originally installed in 1932; reinstalled in 2008.   The Americans at Battle of Cooch’s Bridge, September 3, 1777, were stationed along the road between here an Aikentown (Glasgow). They had a post a Cooch’s Mill which stood on the west side of the creek, where severe fighting occurred. Skirmishing began near Aikentown and continued […]