Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Late Woodland and Late Archaic dating back to 6999 BC.
Several famous people are associated with these Botetourt County historic places including Mary Lemon Shelley Pechin, James Breckinridge and Edmund Cash Pechin.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Botetourt County places including Charles Scott, Phoenix Bridge Co., Richmond & Alleghany R.R. Co., Schuyler W. Smith, H.M. Miller, Michael English and Stanhope Johnson. Prominent architectural styles found in Botetourt Country are Greek Revival, Federal and Gothic Revival.