Several famous people are associated with these McHenry County historic places including Orson Rogers, Samuel Terwilliger and George Stickney.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the McHenry County places including Smith Hoag, J.M. Van Osdel, Amos Wilburn, Andrew Jackson Simon, Fred Arp and O.P. Rogers. Prominent architectural styles found in McHenry Country are Greek Revival, Italianate and Queen Anne.