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Pencader Heritage Area Association

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What does Pencader mean?

  • Is Iron Hill the highest spot in Delaware?

  • Why is Iron Hill so named?

  • Who are the Welsh and why did they come here?

  • What is Welsh Tract and were is it located?

  • How did Delaware get its name?

  • What is a Hundred?

  • What are the Delaware Historic Markers?

  • What was the New Castle and Frenchtown Railroad?

  • What is the Mason-Dixon line?

  • Is it spelled Christiana or Christina?

  • Does anyone live in the Cooch house?

  • Is the Cooch house open to the public?

  • Where are the soldiers who were killed in the Battle of Cooch’s Bridge buried?

  • Is metal detecting allowed on the battlefield?

  • Are there ghosts in the mill or museum?

  • Where do you get all the artifacts displayed in the museum?