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

webmaster: Beth McGlasson
The historic Union Forest Church provides a beautiful setting for smaller, more intimate

The church can accommodate up to 60 guests, and is both heated and cooled, so it can be
used year-round.  You may decorate the church for your wedding as long as you do not use
nails, thumbtacks, or anything that may damage the historic church pews. A keyboard is
available if you wish to have someone play at your wedding, or recorded music may be

Parking is available at the historical society, across the street at the Jerry Wittman Park,
and at the Jersey Community High School, which is located about a block away.

The cost to rent the Union Forest Church is $125 plus a $50 deposit, which will be returned
upon inspection of the facilities after the event. This price includes a rehearsal event, if
one is needed, and the use of the Cheney Mansion's sunroom by the wedding party the day
of the wedding.

If you are interested in renting the historic Union Forest Church, please call Carol Layton
at 618-498-4487 to check its availability. To view the rental agreement form,
click here.
Please note that you must print a copy of this form to complete it.
A couple ties the knot in front of the National Hotel
Booking a Wedding at the Union Forest Church