Dalby and District Historic Sites Dalby and District Historic Sites


Cactoblastis Cairn

Pays homage to the cactoblastis, the Argentinean caterpillar that controlled prickly pear in the 1920s.

Location: Myall Creek Picnic Area, Marble Street, Dalby

The Crossing Monument

An obelisk marks the spot where explorer Henry Dennis camped in 1841.

Location: Edward Street, Dalby


Dalby War Memorial Digger

This larger than life-size statue of an Australian infantry soldier is one of only two in Queensland which are cast in bronze and commemorates those who served in World War I, World War II and the Korean War.

Location: ANZAC Park, Patrick Street, Dalby

Dalby War Memorial Gates

Prepared by J. Shill of Dalby, the sandstone memorial gate pillars have the dates of the First World War and AIF badges moulded in relief.  The swing gates are of wrought iron.

Location: ANZAC Park, Patrick Street, Dalby

World War II Soldiers' Signatures

A panel of wall with signatures of local soldiers before their departure for World War II.

Location: The Bun Pub, Moffat Street, Kaimkillenbun


Kaimkillenbun War Memorial Digger

Erected by the people of Kaimkillenbun and District in memory of the brave men who fought and fell in the battles of World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War.

Location: Corner of Isabelle and Delacey Streets, Kaimkillenbun

Cumkillenbah Cemetery

The resting place of our pioneers, this little cemetery dates from 1861 to 1957.

Location: Willis Road, Kaimkillenbun

Bell Railway Heritage Parkland

Contains the historic Bell railway station which was first established in 1905.

Location: Dennis Street, Bell

Bullock Wagon

This original bullock wagon belonged to a teamster who resided in Kaimkillenbun in the early 1900s.  It was used from the early 1900s to the 1920s to take provisions from Dalby west toward St George.

Location: Bell Showgrounds, Wallace Street, Bell


Bell War Memorial

Commemorating the battles of World War I, World War II, the Malayan Emergency, and the Vietnam War, this monument carries a total of 219 names including 31 killed (marked with a K beside the name denoting supreme sacrifice) - a significant contribution from a township with such a small population.

Location: Memorial Park, Bunya Highway, Bell