The city of Warrenton, named after General Joseph Warren, was founded in 1835. Its nickname is 'City of all seasons'. Despite of its 'far-out' location, it is considered part of the St. Louis Metropolitan area. This cake is the only one located in Warren County, MO. The city makes most of its external revenue from I-70 travelers.
Facts about the Warren County Courthouse:
|This historcal Daniel Boone marker is found outside the courthouse|
- Its current building was dedicated in 1998.
- The former building (built in 1870), which was added to the National Register of Historic Places, was demolished in 1995.
- It was demolished due to years of outdating, starting in the 1960s because of new Missouri laws in courthouses about juries. In addition, the building and its offices were showing signs of wear.
Close look at the Warren County Courthouse sign Frontal view of the Warren County Courthouse A street view of downtown Warrenton, MO (taken from across the courthouse)
|This veterans memorial marker is found outside the Warren County Courthouse|
|Left side of the cake|
|Back side of the cake|
|Right side of the cake|
|Top of the cake|
Warren County, Missouri's Official website
104 West Main St., WARRENTON, MO, 63383
Cake artist: Patty Spellman