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In Years Past

January 18, 2014
The Post-Journal

In 1914, a delegation of church people, including two or three ministers, according to pretty reliable information, was to leave Dunkirk very soon on a short visit in Pittsburgh for the purpose of hearing Evangelist Billy Sunday, the religious lecturer. Sunday was engaged to conduct a revival campaign in Dunkirk in 1915, this arrangement having been made by a committee representing the majority of Dunkirk Protestant pastors. The local committee in charge of the proposed campaign in Dunkirk had learned that at one meeting the great evangelist talked to 22,000 men -more than the entire population of the city of Dunkirk.



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