Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Mexican, Spanish, Native American, Ohlone and Prehistoric Native California dating back to 6999 BC.
Many famous people are associated with these Santa Cruz County historic places including Hiram D. Scott, Henry Allen Rispin, Alfred J. Hinds, Godfrey M. Bockius, Joseph Roberts and Dr. William E. Musgrave.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Santa Cruz County places including Looff Arthur, Charles I.D. Looff, Thomas J. Welch, Wolfe & Higgins, Henry J. Roth, William H. Weeks, W.H. Weeks, Davis-Pearce Co., Emil John and William T. Cope. Prominent architectural styles found in Santa Cruz Country are Italianate, Mission/Spanish Revival and Queen Anne.