Several famous people are associated with these Pottawattamie County historic places including Gen. G.M. Dodge, John G. Woodward and Thomas Hart Jr. Benton.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Pottawattamie County places including Vincent Battin, Perley Hale, E.P. Schoentgen, Bell & Berlinghoff, Wickham Bros. and J. Chris Jensen. Prominent architectural styles found in Pottawattamie Country are Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements and Late Victorian.