Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Early To Late Archaic, Hopewell, Early & Late Woodland, Potawatom, Upper Mississippian and Euro-Americ dating back to 7999 BC.
Several famous people are associated with these Porter County historic places including Joseph Bailey and Dr. David J. Loring.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Porter County places including David Garland Rose, U.S. Army, Lakeshore and Michigan Southern, Leo Post, Thomas J. Miles, Henry Christianson, Charles F. Lembke, Charles J. Furst, Walter Scholer and Fred Mertz. Prominent architectural styles found in Porter Country are Italianate, Bungalow/Craftsman and International Style.