The famous person Modisett, Augustus and et al. is associated with one of more of the Barbour County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Barbour County places including Lemuel Chenoweth, J. Emmett, Daniel O'Brien, J. Charles Fulton, J.P. Conn, S.T.H. Holt, James David Corder and Holmboe & Lafferty. Prominent architectural styles found in Barbour Country are Greek Revival, Italianate and Queen Anne.