John McDouall Stuart Memorials


There are many constructed monuments, statues, markers and graves affiliated with Stuart, his expeditions, and his Companions. Some of these are listed below.

South Australia

  • Statue of John McDouall Stuart, Victoria Square, Adelaide. Site of the annual Remembrance Ceremony.
  • Memorial at Carclew, North Adelaide – Plaque in original garden wall of James Chambers residence, from where the final expedition departed.
  • Memorial at Old Post Office, Burra – Plaque at site of telegraph station where Stuart confirmed the success of his successful south-north Expedition. This site was formerly known as Kooringal.
  • Kekwick’s grave and inscribed headstone in the Blinman cemetery.
  • Memorial at Moolooloo Station, Flinders Ranges – Stone memorial at Chambers’ head station.
  • Stuart Highway, Coober Pedy, where the Stuart Highway crosses Stuart’s tracks – Monument.
  • Cairn  plaque at Curdimurka on the Oodnadatta Track, recognising nearby Stuart Creek.

Northern Territory

  • Memorial at Alice Springs – a stone memorial in the old hospital grounds.
  • Central Mt Stuart, on the Stuart Highway, near Barrow Creek – Monument
  • Daly Waters – the “S” Tree tree is fenced off  and interpreted.
  • Attack Creek – Monument.
  • Point Stuart – Monument.
  • The Eye of the Explorer in Bicentennial Park, Darwin – Monument.
  • Raintree Park, Smith Street, Darwin – Statue.

United Kingdom

  • Grave of John McDouall Stuart, at Kensal Green Cemetery, London. The grave number is 19834, located at Section 9, Row 15 (path side), near the main gates.
  • Grave of John Billiatt.  Billiatt’s grave was a restoration project of the Society, completed in 2003. The grave is located at St Michael The Archangel Church, West Hill, Ottery St Mary, Devon, England.
  • Plaque on the wall of Stuart’s birthplace in Dysart, Scotland. Museum – memorabilia and interpretation. Open from Thursday to Sunday, 1-5 p.m.