The famous person Nathan E. Kendall is associated with one of more of the Monroe County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Monroe County places including Charles Henry Clark Sr., A. E. Noble, Carr & Cullen, Fr. Timothy Clifford, William Phinny, Arvine W. White, John Jones, Rowson,James,& Sons, O.O. Smith and Dunham & Jordan. Prominent architectural styles found in Monroe Country are Classical Revival, Gothic and Italianate.