Some articles on lick creek, creek, lick:
... Blacklick Creek is a tributary stream of Big Walnut Creek in Ohio, flowing through Licking, Fairfield and Franklin counties ... The creek's name was originally given by Native Americans, who had noticed the animals that frequented the creek to lick its black-colored salt stones ... It has also been known as Black Lick Creek, Black Lick Fork, Blacks Lick Creek, and Big Lick Creek ...
... The streams of Brushy Branch, Fish Branch, Fivemile Creek, Little Skull Lick Creek, Middle Lick Creek and Skull Lick Creek run through this township. ...
Famous quotes containing the words creek and/or lick:
“The only law was that enforced by the Creek Lighthorsemen and the U.S. deputy marshals who paid rare and brief visits; or the two volumes of common law that every man carried strapped to his thighs.”
—State of Oklahoma, U.S. relief program (1935-1943)
“There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who longed to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich mans table; even the dogs would come and lick his sores. The poor man died and was carried away by the angels to be with Abraham.”
—Bible: New Testament, Luke 16:19-22.