Many famous people are associated with these Stearns County historic places including Sinclair Lewis, Nehemiah P. Clarke, Christopher Borgerding, John N. Bensen and Anton Gogala.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Stearns County places including John Gordon Clark, Clarence H. Johnston Sr., Louis Pinault, Charles S. Sedgwick, Bahner, F., et al., Charles R. Aldrich, E.D. Richmond, J.S. McCleary, Bernard Dockendorff and Gregory Steil. Prominent architectural styles found in Stearns Country are Romanesque, Classical Revival and Queen Anne.