Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Pre-Weeden Island, Safety Harbor, Manasota, Leon-Jefferson and Multiple dating back to 999 BC.
Several famous people are associated with these Manatee County historic places including Hernando De Soto, Egbert Reasoner, Rufus P. Jordan and John M. Beasly.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Manatee County places including Ezekiel Glazier, Clark & Co. Workman, Parke T. Burrows, Ralph Twitchell, Thomas A. Monk, T.A. Monk, Joseph Sauder Maus, George Albree Freeman, Ralph & William Zimmerman and J.S. & Son Maus. Prominent architectural styles found in Manatee Country are Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Bungalow/Craftsman and Mission/Spanish Revival.