201 W. Pearl Street, Jerseyville, IL, 62052 / Cake artist: Theresa Hopkins

*National Register of Historic Places*

 

Jerseyville is the county seat for Jersey County, Illinois. Jersey County was formed in 1839. Its current courthouse was built from 1893-94, being the third courthouse in that county. The building’s limestone exterior, which is decorated on the front face, uses stone quarried from Grafton. It was designed by architect Henry Elliott, who also designed the Greene County, Edgar County and Pike County courthouses in Illinois.

Jersey County Courthouse

Cake placement date: April 11

Where is the cake now?: The cake was removed in January 2015, and it is now on private property.

City of Jerseyville Official website

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