Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Eastern Siouan dating back to 1000.
Many famous people are associated with these Rockingham County historic places including David S. Reid, Robert Payne Richardson, James Turner Morehead, William G. Jennings, Dr. Franklin King and William Jones Gordon.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Rockingham County places including Frank P. Milburn, J.W. Hopper, Walker,J.M.,Co., Harry C. Ingalls, B.F. Smith, R.C. Biberstein, George E. Barber, Richard Gambier, Willard C. Northup and L.B. Flora. Prominent architectural styles found in Rockingham Country are Colonial Revival, Italianate and Queen Anne.