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Lake Nockamixon was formed in the latter half of the 20th century by the damming the Tohickon Creek. Much of the lake痴 site was once a town called "Tohickon".

Many roads and buildings were submerged by this lake. Each road had a bridge where it crossed the Tohickon Creek. All buildings and bridges in the area were demolished before the lake was flooded. One bridge remains, however, and it is now submerged under 70 feet of water. This is a stone arch bridge that was built in the 18th-19th century.

The name 哲ockamixon means 殿t the place of the soft soil in the Lenni Lenape Indian language. Several American Indian sites from the Lenni Lenape Tribe (the Delawares) were located in the area.

The lake is a popular recreation area and is popular among boating, hiking, camping, and fishing enthusiasts. Some folks, however, just prefer to relax and take in the view.
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