Started in 2003, the flags depict the crests of families who have contributed to the history of Steytlerville and encompass families from all communities. Those families without traditional crests were encouraged to design their own, to identify their unique family clan.
Draaikrans is a rock formation which is over 60m high and over a million years old. It was formed when the Karoo was still at the bottom of the Algoa Sea and the high water temperature allowed the rock to become soft and bendable. As the earths plates moved, so it pushed the rock upwards to form what is today known as Draaikrans.
Valley of Flags
This part of the R329 has been colourfully adorned with flags that have had a historical impact on Steytlerville. The flags were painted by a nearby farmer pre 1994 and updated after South Africa received its new flag.
The Museum was started in 1967, and is a small community run museum which houses the history of settlement in the Steytlerville area. The museum includes clothes, house implements and memorabilia from the turn of the century, and includes much about the history of the town and the surrounding farming communities. The Museum also houses artefacts from the Boer War era.
This museum exhibits farming implements and turn of the century home articles. Most of the implements on display were donations from farmers in the district.
The NG church in Steytlerville holds the record for being the biggest Edwardian-style church in Southern Africa, seating 1200 members. Construction commenced in 1906 and the church was inaugurated in 1907 with an organ consisting of 1046 pipes.
The church was built at a cost of £16 000.
Built in 1925, this monument pays homage to the Steytlervillers who died in the First World War between 1914 - 1918; and those who perished during the Second World War. The following names appear on the monument:
- CR Buckley
- J de Wit
- J Erasmus
- PF Ferreira
- N Gaisford
- H Hooper
- J Kunneke
- JY Nash
- A Pettit
- P Renison
- J Ring
The Heroes monument honours those who died fighting for freedom during the apartheid years. Among those honoured are:
- Mzwandile Veneress Miggels
- Johannes Witbooi
- Andile Kobe
- Thamsanqua Khasibe