Several famous people are associated with these Union County historic places including Gov. William J. Bulow, Drs. Andrew & Anna Hyden and J. W. Reedy.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Union County places including Western Bridge and Construction Co., G.W. Burkhead, K.M. Roti, Hultgren Family, Bakken and Anderson Construction, Swan John Swanson, Matson and Buum, Frank Baube and I. Morgan Asjbeld. Prominent architectural styles found in Union Country are Late Gothic Revival, Prairie School and Queen Anne.