Several famous people are associated with these Winneshiek County historic places including Henry Harcourt Horn, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Jacob Abrahamson and Capt. A.J. Ashmore.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Winneshiek County places including Norris Miller, Paterson Vehicle Co., Wrought Iron Bridge Co., D.H. Young, Wheaton, R.D., Bridge Co., L.R. Kinney, CRM Co., H.O. Ball, Wilson,Robertson, & Co. and Wheeler Belding. Prominent architectural styles found in Winneshiek Country are Italianate, Classical Revival and Moderne.