Several famous people are associated with these Hampden County historic places including R. Hale Smith, David Ames Sr. and John McKnight.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Hampden County places including Francis Richard, Pell,F. Livington & Corbett,Harvey, Charles McClallan, H.H. Richardson, John Chase, George Washington Whistler, Frederick S. Newman, William Fredette, McKnight Bros. and Elias Carter. Prominent architectural styles found in Hampden Country are Greek Revival, Late Victorian and Federal.