Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Late Woodland, Oneota and Potawatomi dating back to 500.
The famous person Carl Gottlieb Heins is associated with one of more of the Manitowoc County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Manitowoc County places including Electric Boat Co., Ochwald Ambrose, George Presley, Allan, McClelland, & Co., Hans Scove, Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co., Jasper Hanson, Ambrose Rev. Oswald, George Rickman & Sons Co. and James Wetmore. Prominent architectural styles found in Manitowoc Country are Italianate, Beaux Arts and Classical Revival.