Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Adena dating back to 1000 BC.
Many famous people are associated with these Champaign County historic places including John Quincy Adams Ward, Maj. John C. Baker, William Culbertson, Norvall Hunter, Levi Rathbun and Cyrus Barr.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Champaign County places including A.C. Jennings, William J. Ward, Richards Amos and W. Russel West. Prominent architectural styles found in Champaign Country are Gothic Revival, Greek Revival and Italianate.