Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Chugach, Palugvik and Central Siberia dating back to 14999 BC.
Many famous people are associated with these Valdez-Cordova County historic places including Georg Wilhelm Steller, E.P. Ziegler, Merle "Mudhole" Smith, Link Wahn and Asa C. Baldwin.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Valdez-Cordova County places including Kennecott Mines Co., Michael J. Heney, E.P. Ziegler, American Locomotive Works, Katalla Corp., Edwin Laird, Alaska Road Commission, New England Shipbuilding Company, U.S. Army and Bartley Howard. Prominent architectural styles found in Valdez-Cordova Country are Art Deco.