Famed Lawyer Clarence Darrow to be Memorialized for the First Time at the Site of Legendary Scopes “Monkey” Trial

PHILADELPHIA -- Feb. 11, 2016 -- An artist-led initiative by internationally-renowned, Philadelphia-based sculptor Zenos Frudakis is now underway to create and erect a sculpture of famed defense attorney Clarence Darrow on the grounds of the Rhea County Courthouse in Dayton, Tenn., the site of the 1925 Scopes “Monkey” Trial. The 7-foot high statue of Darrow on a 3-foot high base, officially approved by the Rhea County Executive’s Office, will be a companion piece to the existing statue of lawyer and three-time presidential candidate, William Jennings Bryan that has stood in front of the famous courthouse since 2005.

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