History Guy tells of how modern Pentecostal movement began in Topeka

The modern Pentecostal movement is widely recognized as having begun 117 years ago this week at this Topeka mansion known as “Stone’s Folly” near S.W. 17th and Stone. Capital-Journal reporter Tim Hrenchir, the History Guy, returns Thursday with a short video at CJOnline telling how hundreds of millions of people are now part of that movement, which was initiated when students in a Bible College operated in that building by the Rev. Charles Fox Parham started speaking in tongues on Jan. 1, 1901. (Kansas State Historical Society)

The modern Pentecostal movement is widely recognized as having begun in Topeka 117 years ago this week.

Capital-Journal reporter Tim Hrenchir, the History Guy, returns Thursday with a short video at CJOnline telling how hundreds of millions of people are now part of that movement, which was initiated when students in a Bible College run by the Rev. Charles Fox Parham started speaking in tongues on Jan. 1, 1901, inside a mansion known as Stone’s Folly, near S.W. 17th and Stone.

See more History Guy videos at CJOnline.com/HistoryGuy.

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