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This Tiny Town Made Tennessee History – And You’ll Never Guess How It Celebrates Now

The Scopes Trial put Dayton, Tennessee on the map when it ignited a debate that sent the United States into an evolution inspired tailspin. It was the first bout of court induced questioning that put the state current religious legislature into question, and Tennessee has never been the same since. Curious about how Dayton honors the events that gave the small town new life? Take a look!

Get some more info on the actual case, here – and if you want to visit Dayton for the Scopes Trial Festival? You can check out their site here, and buy tickets for July 23rd-24th.

Meghan O'Brien
Meghan is a Tennessee transplant wildly in love with Music City. She’s quite the fan of snobby coffee, late night diner dates and the unnecessary hair flip.