If it is July in Dayton, that means hot weather, anxiety and anticipation about the fast-approaching, new school year and time for the Scopes Festival. I am delighted to see the festival back in full swing this year along with the new play. I have always felt Dayton could and should do more to capitalize on its unique history and legacy. This week I decided to have a little fun and focus on the trial that literally put Dayton on the map! To start things off, I am including an excerpt about the Scopes Trial from the introduction in my cookbook Trial by Taste. And, by the way, the book is available at The Gathering Place, the Herald office and from me directly.
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