Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Coles Creek and Woodland Hopewellian dating back to 0.
Several famous people are associated with these Monroe County historic places including J. P. Lee, James A. Walls, John C. Palmer and Alfred J. Jefferies.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Monroe County places including William Strong, Charles L. Thompson, Thompson and Harding, Furrell & Robinson, Rock Island & Pacific RR Chicago, T.S. Ellas, Mann & Gatling, Graham & Boyles, Barber & Klutz and Mr. Youngblood. Prominent architectural styles found in Monroe Country are Colonial Revival, Greek Revival and Queen Anne.