Bokes Creek facts for kids
Bokes Creek is named after Arthur Boke who was a hunter, scout and friend to surveyor Lucas Sullivant, the man who surveyed the area of Darby Creek and Bokes Creek. According to folk etymology, Bokes Creek derives its name from a Native American word meaning "lost", the creek being so named after an Indian lost his life in the creek. Another source maintains Boke was the name of an Indian chief.
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