Several famous people are associated with these Appanoose County historic places including Livingston Guilderoy Parker, Jonathan C. Stratton and Frances Marion Drake.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Appanoose County places including Smith & Gage, James Knox Taylor, W.M. Peatman, Jacob Shaw, Wabash Railroad, Pauly Jail Building Co., Dunham,C.A.,& Jordan, Rev. T.T. Ward, CB&Q Railroad and C.E. Eastman. Prominent architectural styles found in Appanoose Country are Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Colonial Revival and Queen Anne.