Several famous people are associated with these Columbia County historic places including Jacob Weinhard and Dr. Marcel Pietrzycki.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Columbia County places including A.J. Dexter, Oregon Railroad & Navigation Co., W.H. Burrows, John Nash, B.F. Dilley, J.W. Rauch, Carr & Frick, Marcel Pietrzycki, Mansel Kelley and Usaba Kelley. Prominent architectural styles found in Columbia Country are Queen Anne, Italianate and Shingle Style.