Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Late Prehistoric and Mississippian Period dating back to 1000.
Many famous people are associated with these Independence County historic places including Capt. John T. Warner, Uriah Maxfield, Franklin Desha, James Stanley Handford, Charles Robertson Handford and John Ruddell.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Independence County places including Theodore Sanders, Joseph A. Pfeiffer, Independence Co. Wheel Cooperative, Thompson and Harding, Otto Pfeiffer, Charles L. Thompson, Thomas Dearing, WPA, George Case and Jack & W.E. Fugett Hanford. Prominent architectural styles found in Independence Country are Bungalow/Craftsman, Queen Anne and Art Deco.