Several famous people are associated with these Lake County historic places including Bernard, Leslie Cosby, Sr., Melvin A. Halsted and William Albert Wirt.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Lake County places including Frank A. Wickes, Howard Van Doren Shaw, Marcellus Gerometta, D.F. Creighton, United States Sheet & Tin Plate Co., Joseph Wildermuth, J.D. Cochran, Perry D. Clark, Jens Jensen and O.D. & Co. Pollard. Prominent architectural styles found in Lake Country are Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals and Italianate.