Many famous people are associated with these Sampson County historic places including Marion Butler, Amos J. Johnson, James Corbett, James H. Lamb, L.C. Graves and Gen. Thomas Boykin.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Sampson County places including Isaac B. Kelly, Duncan Patrick, R.R. Markley, Larry Massengill, Aubyne Lewis, Julius Ivey, Louis A. Simon, Thomas Lee, George Bryant and Hardy Royal. Prominent architectural styles found in Sampson Country are Greek Revival, Federal and Classical Revival.