Lake Arcola is no more – it dried up decades ago and is now mostly open fields with some water and a few small structures. And that’s what makes it so weird that drivers on North Buckingham Road, which skirts the western edge of what used to be Lake Arcola, regularly report seeing a barefoot woman “fishing” in the area with a cane pole. Some believe she is the ghost of a woman who died in the lake long ago.
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- North Buckingham Road
Avon Park, FL
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- 27.642373747042708, -81.55062145767215
- Highlands County, Florida
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