County of Prince Edward Digital Archives
Sulphide - Have You Heard?
Life in Sulphide
Sulphide Board Walk
Sulphide Board Walk Details
This is a photograph of Doris Wallace on the boardwalk built for the community by the company. "[A]s a child I had a terrible fear of snakes and the boardwalks seemed to provide a good breeding ground for them and they appeared to know about my fear", Inez writes in her essay. In this image you can also see the recreation hall to the right.
Sulphide School House (Township of Hungerford)
Sulphide School House (Township of Hungerford) Details

This is a photograph of Sulphide's two-room school for grades 1-8. Inez describes running water and indoor toilets. In her essay, she remembers singing at Christmas pagents that were presented to the public at the Recreation Hall every year. After her days at the Sulphide Public School, she attended Tweed High School.





Sulphide United Church
Sulphide United Church Details
This is a photograph of the former United Church in Sulphide. It was built on company property, thus was torn down in 1965 shortly after the plant closed, all that remains are the concrete steps. There were two other churches in Sulphide, a Catholic Church and an Anglican one. Today both of these buildings are now private residences.
Square Dancing at the Recreation Hall
Square Dancing at the Recreation Hall Details
The Recreation Hall in Sulphide was not just used for the school's Christmas Pagents, but also for a wide variety of community functions. Pictured above is Ken Credicott, Ross Young, Marion Wallace and possibly Inez Credicott square dancing. At one time or another, there was also a bowling alley, billiard room, and even a barber shop according to the Tweed Women's Instutute 'Volume 1, Book 1.'
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