Rhea County Courthouse

Market St. between 2nd and 3rd Aves.
Dayton, Tennessee

Historic Document

Rhea County Courthouse is located in Rhea County, Tennessee certified as a historic location on Tuesday November 07, 1972. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Government, more specifically a Courthouse. Rhea County Courthouse was nominated by as a historic location by State Government, Other based on Event and its significance in Education, Science, Law, Religion, Philosophy.

Rhea County Courthouse Information

Other Name: Scopes Evolution Trial Courthouse
Ownership Type: Local
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1925
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Chamberlin,W.; Dowling & Taylor
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Rhea County Courthouse Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 37
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Dayton Historic Locations Rhea County Historic Locations Tennessee Historic Locations