Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Archaic, Woodland and Mississippian dating back to 8999 BC.
Many famous people are associated with these Orangeburg County historic places including Miller F. Whittaker, Maj. John H. Fordham, Gaillard, Capt. Peter, et al., Donald Bruce, Nelson C. Nix and Julius Porcher.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Orangeburg County places including Miller F. Whittaker, William W. Wilkins, Thomas J. Entzminger, William Wilson Cooke, John H. Blanche, Jones,Edward C., & Lee,Francis D., Lafaye & Lafaye, J.T. Dabbs, J. Carroll Johnson and John Lucas. Prominent architectural styles found in Orangeburg Country are Late Gothic Revival, Classical Revival and Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals.