Novel idea: 'To Kill a Mockingbird' trial at Erie County Courthouse

SANDUSKY The third-floor courtroom of the Erie County Courthouse became a window into Depression-era
susanmcmillan
May 24, 2010

SANDUSKY

The third-floor courtroom of the Erie County Courthouse became a window into Depression-era Alabama during a courtroom drama ripped not from the headlines, but from the pages of "To Kill aMockingbird," the novel local libraries are encouraging everyone in the county to read.

At two showings Monday, residents packedthe courtroom to see members of the Erie County Bar Association perform trial scenes from the book.