Several famous people are associated with these Pender County historic places including Gov. Samuel Ashe, Joseph M. et. al. Foy, John Baptista et. al. Ashe and James Corbett.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Pender County places including Kellex Corp., George & Lynch, Capt. Nathaniel Lord Thompson, Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, John Baptista Ashe, Joseph M. Foy, W.H. Deitrick and John Player Bannerman. Prominent architectural styles found in Pender Country are Greek Revival, Art Deco and Classical Revival.