Courtesy: Photo by Ralph Lauer, courtesy of Fort Worth Public Art
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United We Stand

Fort Worth, Texas

Eric McGehearty

Firestation #8, 1101 12th Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas, 76104
Owner:  City of Fort Worth (
Date:  2007
Placement:  fire stations
Collection:  Fort Worth Public Art
Artwork Type:  sculpture (visual work)
Material:  bronze (metal)
Description:  Eric McGehearty’s installation unites twelve pairs of traditional firefighter’s boots, modeled and then cast in bronze, with the words Courage, Duty, Honor and Vigilance displayed on the windows of the station’s tower, to illustrate the firefighter’s preparedness, camaraderie, and oath of service to the community. United We Stand is his first public art work.

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