Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Middle & Late Woodland, Paleo-Indian, Middle & Late Archaic, Unknown, Effigy Mound and Middle Archaic dating back to 8999 BC.
Many famous people are associated with these Sauk County historic places including Aldo Leopold, Albrecht C. Ringling, Eduard Schroeter, August W. Derleth, Charles E. Ringling and Abner L. Harris.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Sauk County places including Alfred Charles Clas, C.W. Rapp, George L. Rapp, Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works, Frank Lloyd Wright, Leo Julius Weissenborn, Kasper Stueber, Sweeney Brothers, Michael Hire and Richard Jansen. Prominent architectural styles found in Sauk Country are Colonial Revival, Queen Anne and Gothic Revival.