Ticklenaked Pond

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Ticklenaked Pond
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Ticklenaked Pond
Location Caledonia County, Vermont
Coordinates 44°11′18″N72°05′57″W / 44.188217°N 72.099168°W / 44.188217; -72.099168 Coordinates: 44°11′18″N72°05′57″W / 44.188217°N 72.099168°W / 44.188217; -72.099168
Type lake

Ticklenaked Pond is a lake in Caledonia County, Vermont, in the United States. [1]

"Ticklenaked" is likely a corruption of the Native American (Indian) name. Historian John C. Huden wrote:

It is very doubtful that this hilarious name is of Indian origin; if so, it is possibly a much modified Delaware word meaning "beaver kittens here." [2]

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  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ticklenaked Pond
  2. Huden, John C. (1962). Indian Place Names of New England. Heye Foundation: Museum of the American Indian. doi:10.5479/sil.469566.39088016102998. Archived from the original on 2019-12-14.