Life and death along the creek banks
October 17, 2019
Mrs. Annie C. Waters describes Sardine as "The northeastern area of Township 2N, Range 7E and has at different times been known as Sardine, Magnolia, and Stanley Cross Roads." Yet beyond the legal description of an area, a rich, deep history runs in the undercurrents which flow through time.
Sizemore Creek, as mentioned in earlier articles, has witnessed history flowing beneath its bridges for generations. Yet Sizemore Creek covers a long stretch which extends from its intersection with Big Escambia Creek to its beginning points near Poarch.
It was in the area near the Highway 21 crossing o...