Many famous people are associated with these Calhoun County historic places including Will Keith Kellogg, W.K. Kellogg, Dr. Henry L. Joy, Dr. John H. Kellogg, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg and James Wright Gordon.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Calhoun County places including Jabez S. Fitch, R.T. Newberry, Jens Jensen, Sheldon Smith, Frank M. Andrews, E.O. Crittenton, Albert Kahn, Richard Upjohn, Porter Brothers and Roger & McFarland. Prominent architectural styles found in Calhoun Country are Classical Revival, Greek Revival and Colonial Revival.