As many as 176 brave Sabahan guerrillas sacrificed their lives defending Sabah against the Japanese force in the World War II.
Kotos Di Monsopiad or the Monsopiad Main House was erected in remembrance for the lives of the Monsopiad descendants.
It is the only rail transport system operating on the island of Borneo. The railroad is over 134 km from Tanjung Aru, near Kota Kinabalu to Tenom town, a scenic rural area.
The St. Michael's Church in Penampang was initiated by Fr. August Wachter in September 1936. The church's foundation was laid on the same month, but the construction was called off because of the World War II.