Several famous people are associated with these Bourbon County historic places including Brutus Clay, Gov. James et al. Garrad, Barton W. Stone and Barton Stone.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Bourbon County places including John Giltner, Combs Lumber Co., Jens Jensen, Thornton Anderson, John Metcalfe and Frank Milburn. Prominent architectural styles found in Bourbon Country are Federal, Classical Revival and Greek Revival.