Several famous people are associated with these McPherson County historic places including Daniel D. Johnson and John R. Wright.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the McPherson County places including W.G. Reynolds, Birger Sandzen, Louis Simon, Ellison & Linn, Kansas City Bridge Co., Ferdinand Boberg, John G. Haskell, Frank Scrackengast, Heinrich H. Schroeder and Adriance & Bro. Van Brunt. Prominent architectural styles found in McPherson Country are Early Commercial, Italianate and Queen Anne.