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The Pencader Heritage Museum, Newark

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The Pencader Heritage Area Association and the Pencader Museum are dedicated to showcasing the history of the peoples and lifestyles of the Pencader Hundred. For a minimal amount, you can be a part of our effort "to preserve the past for the future".

The Pencader Heritage Area Association endeavors to educate and engage the public through the museum and many outreach programs. The Museum is open twice a month (first and third Saturdays) and dedicated volunteers are there to answer your questions. We depend on your membership and donations to keep the Museum operating.

There are several ways to become a member or renew your current membership.

Print a membership form from:

Please send your check to:


248 East Chestnut Hill Road

Newark, DE 19713
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  • Attached to a civil was battleground, this location holds a number of events each year, as well as providing classes and a large building full of memorabilia of the period. The hostess, Barbara, is.....  more »
  • The museum is a collection of fascinating artifacts from the past. It is essential that you ask questions of the numerous volunteers in the museum, as they provide amazing insights about the...  more »
  • We were recently there for the Battle of Cooch's Bridge reenactment. There is also a cute museum in an old barn and historical markers detailing the Battle.
  • So many historic items and facts to learn about!
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