Several famous people are associated with these Herkimer County historic places including Vasily Mikhailovich Shkurla, Kyrill Dimitrievich Pyzhov, Nicholas Herkimer and David Hamlin Burrell.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Herkimer County places including David Chase, Dimitri Blachev, R.N. Verkovsky, Robert Stewart, George Brown, Martin Easterbrook, E.C. Cronk, Archimedes Russell, Leonard Boyer and Charles & Eugene Todd. Prominent architectural styles found in Herkimer Country are Federal, Late Victorian and Classical Revival.