Fort Worth Police and Firefighters Memorial
Memorial Location

The memorial is located on the north end of Trinity Park along West 7th Street. It occupies approximately five acres of park. » Get Directions

Hours of Operation
5:00am - 11:30pm
The displays and paths are always illuminated.

Contact Information

By Mail
3801 Hulen Suite 101
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

By Phone

A promise of remembrance.

Benjamin O. Keeton


Length of Service:
Three Years

Date of Injury:
July 8, 1929

Date of Death:
July 8, 1929

Location of Incident:
East Maddox @ Yuma

Rose Hill Cemetery

Benjamin Keeton was killed instantly when he was struck by a streetcar. Keeton believed the car was going to strike the fire engine that he was on, so Keeton alit from the engine. Keeton slipped and fell, landing on the trolley car tracks. The operator stated that he did not see Keeton fall, but stopped when he hit his body. The streetcar did not strike the fire engine.

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