KEEPING WATCH is a three-year initiative designed to foster collaboration across disciplines and interest groups – working with artists, historians, writers, scientists and environmental groups – to engage, inform and inspire the public about better protecting our environment.
City of Creeks
We invite you to explore our in-depth look at Mecklenburg County creeks. See more at KeepingWatch.org.
Mecklenburg’s 3,000 miles of creeks run through every part of the county, including uptown Charlotte. But many of uptown’s small creeks are hidden from view. An 1877 map offers clues to finding where those creeks once ran.