Historical villages & memorials


Learn about the identity and culture of our region by visiting historical villages and memorials around the local area.

Old farm machinery
The Pioneer Historical Village provides a lasting reminder of the early development of Pittsworth and surrounding rural district through the use of original buildings, equipment and artifacts. There are many displays including buildings set up in the era, apparel, lace work, early settlers, settlements and machinery. The museum is also home to a display of memorabilia boasting the feats of Arthur Postle, known as the "Crimson Flash", Australia and the world's one time ...
Aboriginal artworks
The Gummingurru stone arrangement is one of Australia's most important historical Aboriginal sites and estimated to be around 4000 years old.  ...
Highfields Pioneer Village is a privately owned, non-profit facility run by volunteers. Attractions feature antique agricultural machinery and equipment in working order, a blacksmith shop and boot repair shop. More than 200 volunteers operate the village. A number of events are held throughout the year, including the annual Easter Vintage Festival. ...
Crows Nest Folk Museum and Village boasts its very own historic village. A very significant building is 'Carbethon House' built in the 1880s and moved to Crows Nest  in 1978 which marked the beginning of the collection of now 21 buildings that make up the village. Being the birthplace of Ray White, it has the original business building on the grounds and also the beautiful old home of Alan White is on display as well. Location Thallon Street / ...
Nobby's famous daughter and local hero, Sister Kenny, received world recognition for her revolutionary treatment of polio victims in the early to mid twentieth century. ...
The first World War 1 memorial in Queensland is located in Nobby Cemetery. The memorial is dedicated to Victor Denton who died in 1915 fighting for his country at the Dardanelles, Turkey. ...
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