Several famous people are associated with these Portage County historic places including John Gilbert Rosholt, G.F. Andrae and L.A. Pomeroy.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Portage County places including Oscar Cobb, Alfred C. Clas, Vetter & Lowinski, J.H. Jeffers, Childs and Smith, C.J. Packard, George W. Selby, Perkins & Selby, Gerrit de Gelleke and G.F. Andre. Prominent architectural styles found in Portage Country are Queen Anne, Greek Revival and Classical Revival.