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Keenan Cemetery Tours
The Farmers Branch Historical Park proudly presents:

Encounters from the Past

2017 Theme: "Stories of Service" 

Friday, September 15
Saturday, September 16

Farmers Branch Keenan Cemetery
2570 Valley View Lane

Encounters from the Past, living history cemetery tours, will be focused on a new theme this year: Stories of Service. With a dozen vignettes focused on those citizens who served the Farmers Branch, Carrollton, and North Texas communities in substantial ways, the 2017 tours will take guests from the founding of Texas through the 1970s. You and your family will have a chance to meet a World War I aeroplane pilot, a World War II nurse (and the only woman from our area to serve in the armed forces during that conflict), not to mention school teachers, firemen, mothers, preachers, and more as costumed actors take on the roles of these prominent citizens during an evening of storytelling, history, and family fun. This lamp-lit tour will feature many entirely new or updated stories this year. Crafts and information will also be available. Tours depart every 15 minutes starting at 7 PM and ending at 9 PM. 

View pictures from previous years Encounters from the Past events. For more information about cemetery tours please contact Danielle Brissette at 972.919.8731 or by email


If you plan on visiting the Farmers Branch Keenan Cemetery with your class or children, you might enjoy using this Cemetery Symbolism Scavenger Hunt to explore the artwork and icons on many of the graves at the cemetery. 

If you have questions about interring your loved one at the Keenan Cemetery, please contact the City Secretary.  If you have historical research questions or information about someone buried at the Keenan Cemetery, please contact the Historical Park.

Amy Piukana
City Secretary
City Hall
13000 William Dodson Parkway
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
972.919.2514 fax
Email Amy Piukana