The famous person Walter S. Wescott is associated with one of more of the Custer County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Custer County places including Isadore Haumont, John Latenser, Illinois Steel Co., Standard Bridge Co., John & Sons Latenser, Claude W. Way, Oscar Almquist, Latenser,John,& Sons, C.H. & Bert Elder Empfield and M.S. & Carl Stangel Lahr. Prominent architectural styles found in Custer Country are Classical Revival, Prairie School and Queen Anne.