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Mystery lies in the origin for Carolina Bays, technically lakes and named for a tree that thrives in their peat-filled soil. Theories attribute sinkholes, spawning fish, and meteors to the creation of lakes such as Horseshoe, Jones, Antioch Church Bay, and Singletary. Photos showcasing features such tannin-rich lakes offering cool water on hot days and limestone-generated biodiversity help explain their appeal to generations of Native Americans, locals, and tourists.
Many thousands of people have enjoyed outings at White, Singletary, and Jones Lakes in Bladen County. Post-war developments are planned for these bodies of water along extensive lines.