San Benito, Texas: Freddy Fender Water TowerMexican-American blues and rock musician, who died in 2006, is remembered on the municipal water tower of his hometown. San Benito is where you'll find the Freddy Fender Museum, and his grave.
Visitor Tips and News About Freddy Fender Water Tower
As of January 2009 the San Benito Water Tower still showcases Freddy Fender's portrait and signature for all to enjoy![Leo & Annette, 01/28/2009]
I've always wondered where Freddy Fender was from. I found out! San Benito, Texas and they proudly display this fact and his likeness on their water tower. I didn't check to see if there is an annual trip to San Benito to pay homage to Mr. Fender since he did pass away on Oct 14, 2006.
Not too often you see someone's face on a water tower.[Wendy Osmek, 03/23/2007]