Several famous people are associated with these Crawford County historic places including Simeon E. Dow, John T. Carey and Clarence D. Chamberlain.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Crawford County places including H. Gene & Assoc. McKeown, Des Moines Steel Co., H.J. Kopak, George F. & Co. Barber, George A. Berlinghof, F.E. Cox, William A. McHenry and L.P. Sewell. Prominent architectural styles found in Crawford Country are Beaux Arts, Italianate and Late Victorian.