Sulphur Bluff: County’s first settlement still ‘paradise’

  • Sulphur Bluff: County’s first settlement still ‘paradise’
    Sulphur Bluff: County’s first settlement still ‘paradise’
  • These images were taken from the book The Way it Was by P.T. Hare., a Hopkins County historian. Courtesy
    These images were taken from the book The Way it Was by P.T. Hare., a Hopkins County historian. Courtesy
  • This historical marker is at FM 71 at County Road 3608, 15 miles northeast of Sulphur Springs and recounts the early history of the settling of Sulphur Bluff. File
    This historical marker is at FM 71 at County Road 3608, 15 miles northeast of Sulphur Springs and recounts the early history of the settling of Sulphur Bluff. File
Sulphur Bluff was the first-settled community in our area, and to the pride of Hopkins, remains thriving to this day. Sulphur Bluff has a more than 200-year history which begins with the first white settlers to arrive in South Sulphur Basin and includes celebration, strife and triumph of the human spirit. For thousands of years, the fertile black earth and sugar sand soils of Hopkins County were…

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