Jersey County Historical Society
601 N. State Street
Jerseyville, Illinois 62052

webmaster: Beth McGlasson
We are a non-profit organization, located in beautiful southwestern Illinois, dedicated to collecting,
preserving, and sharing historical artifacts, records and family genealogies from Jersey County’s rich

Our three-acre site includes the Cheney Mansion, Lone Star School, McAdams
and Plummer log
cabins and Union Forest Church, as well as a genealogy research center and a museum that includes  
a transportation room, seven domestic rooms, a brides' room, and a military room. The Flautt
Addition of our museum houses many interesting artifacts and collections, including an extensive
collection of Native American relics and a mammoth bone
and tooth.

We're glad you dropped by and hope you'll take time to explore our site.
Welcome to the Jersey County Historical Society
Looking for the perfect location
for a small wedding?
Learn about
booking a wedding
at the historic
Union Forest Church.
Book a ghost tour
... if you dare!
Book a tour
of the historic
Cheney Mansion
and our complex.
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Join us for the
Apple Festival
the first Saturday